Piet van der Slikke, CEO of IMCD Group

Piet van der Slikke, CEO of IMCD Group

IMCD Group has announced the acquisition of all shares of Jan Dekker International, a distributor of personal care and food ingredients.

Headquartered in Wormerveer, the Netherlands, Jan Dekker has 64 staff and sales offices in France, Germany, Poland, UK and Spain. In addition, it runs two laboratories, one in The Netherlands and one in France.

The activities of IMCD and Jan Dekker are highly complementary and this move will strengthen both companies. We share a culture of being long-standing and reliable partners of our principals,” said Piet van der Slikke, CEO of IMCD Group.

The deal is effective immediately. However, the details of the integration are still to be decided, in the meantime Jan Dekker will continue under its present name with the same management team.

The IMCD Group sells, markets and distributes specialty chemicals and food ingredients, with a network of offices and warehouses located in Europe, Asia-Pacific and Africa. The company has a turnover of 1.1 billion euros and employs about 1100 professionals in 35 countries.