CP Kelco Appoints Didier Viala as New President

October 16, 2017
ATLANTA, October 16, 2017 — CP Kelco, a leading global producer of specialty hydrocolloid solutions, announced today that Didier Viala has been appointed President, effective October 1, 2017. Viala replaces Donald Rubright, who served as CP Kelco President since 2006 and will retire at the end of 2017. Viala has also joined the CP Kelco […]

CP Kelco Seeks Strategic Buyer for Carrageenan Plant in Cebu, Philippines

May 31, 2017
ATLANTA, May 31, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CP Kelco currently produces carrageenan products at manufacturing plants in Lille Skensved, Denmark, and Sibonga, Cebu, Philippines. Based on CP Kelco’s strategy and business objectives, a decision has been made to seek a strategic buyer for the Cebu site. CP Kelco is not exiting the carrageenan business. Utilizing […]

CP Kelco Expands KELCOGEL® Gellan Gum Production Capacity

March 29, 2017
World-Leading Gellan Gum Producer Responds to Growing Global Market Demand ATLANTA, March 29, 2017 — CP Kelco, a leading global producer of specialty hydrocolloid solutions, announced today the completion of new production capabilities in its Okmulgee, Oklahoma plant for manufacturing KELCOGEL® gellan gum. This expansion of gellan gum production capacity enables the company to respond […]

CP Kelco Boosts Capabilities to Serve Middle East, Africa and Turkey with Dubai Office Expansion and New Laboratory

October 24, 2016
On Tuesday, October 11, 2016, CP Kelco officially commemorated the expansion of its facility in the Dubai Science Park with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and site tour for customers and distributors, hosted by senior management of the company, including Don Rubright, President of CP Kelco. “Since 2013, our Dubai office has made tremendous strides in developing business […]

CP Kelco Honored by Trade Association for Proactive, Highly Effective Water-Reduction Strategies

October 7, 2016
SAN DIEGO, October 5, 2016 — The Industrial Environmental Association (IEA) today presented the CP Kelco San Diego Plant with its prestigious “Environmental Excellence Award” for the company’s numerous water-saving initiatives and strategies, and for hosting the 2015 Industrial Water Efficiency Workshop for best practices sharing. The IEA recognized its slate award winners at their […]