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Malaysia’s KLK OLEO expands business footprint

Malaysia's KLK OLEO expands business footprint
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KLK OLEO, a global oleochemical producer based in Malaysia, has expanded its business footprint to the Americas with a new sales office in Woodbury, New York, U.S.A.  

KLK OLEO is the manufacturing division of its parent company, Kuala Lumpur Kepong Berhad, a leading international plantations group listed on Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad with a market capitalisation of approximately MYR24.6 billion (USD5.9 billion) at the end of September 2020. 

The company manufactures sustainable PALMESTER biolubricant base oils, PALMERA fatty acids, PALMERE methyl esters and PALMEROL fatty alcohols for automotive lubricants, industrial oils and metalworking fluids applications.

KLK OLEO Americas (KLKOA) will oversee sales and marketing in the United States, Canada and South America. KLK OLEO Americas will maintain and build customer relationships for the KLK OLEO group product portfolio.

KLKOA also will create a local distribution network through storage locations across the United States for packed and bulk materials to serve customers in the Americas region with just-in-time deliveries.