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POS partners with Apeiron to create an essential oil facility with sustainable solutions and new technology

Posted on Oct 20, 2016

POS Bio-Sciences continues to expand and is partnering with Apeiron Lanka Limited in Sri Lanka to develop a manufacturing facility designed to extract high-quality, pure essential oils. Essential oils have experienced a growing market in recent years thanks to increased popularity and enhanced utility. Derived from plant roots, seeds, flowers, leaves and bark, essential oils are used as additives in food flavourings, fragrances, personal care products, air fresheners, deodorizers, pharmaceutics, massage therapy products and feed additives. They can also be found in insect repellents and...

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Exclusive AOCS members offer

Posted on Oct 14, 2016

POS Bio-Sciences is offering AOCS members 10% off any project bookings made before January 2017 and completed by the end of March 2017. This limited time offer is exclusive to AOCS members, and provides an opportunity for organizations with budding bio-based projects to take advantage of this unique facility. Click here to learn more about the acquisition and the facility.

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POS earns Honorable Mention from AOCS

Posted on Oct 6, 2016

Angie Johnson, from POS Bio-Sciences Analytical Services, earned an Honorable Mention for Marine Oil Fatty Acid Profile analysis this month as part of the annual AOCS Laboratory Proficiency Program Series. She recorded a proficiency index of .44 in 8 samples. Congratulations, Angie. To learn more about our Analytical Services, please visit us...

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POS Joins AOCS as a Silver Corporate Member

Posted on Oct 6, 2016

A number of our individual scientists have long held AOCS memberships, and our analytical department has routinely been recognized by the AOCS Lab Proficiency Testing Program. As such, we decided to join AOCS as a Silver Corporate Member. The membership includes key training to ensure POS remains at the bleeding edge of bio-tech industry research and methodology. Look for us in upcoming AOCS listings and publications. Read more about our expertise and people...

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POS acquires U.S.-based distillation facility INCON

Posted on Oct 4, 2016

We were very proud to announce the acquisition of INCON, a short-path and fractional distillation facility, earlier this month. The Illinois-based facility is one of only three of its kind in all of North America and its acquisition is major gain for POS. With 75% of our current business already in the U.S., we plan to use the 24,750 square-foot facility to better serve our U.S. clients-base. This acquisition is our first physical facility into the U.S. market and strengthens our position for global expansion. Located in Batavia, Illinois, the facility includes four processing lines, from...

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Canadian Bio Research Firm to Assist Smallholder Farmers in Haiti

Posted on May 26, 2016

The POS Bio-Sciences firm, located in western Canada’s farming heartland, today announced a partnership with the Smallholder Farmers Alliance (SFA) in Haiti aimed at improving the struggling agricultural economy there. The initial focus of the partnership will center on the moringa tree (Moringa oleifera). Virtually every part of this fast-growing and drought-tolerant tree has a use, from the leaves with their extraordinary nutrient content to the young seed pods, which are a delicacy in some countries. But the Saskatoon-based POS team is particularly focused on the oil extracted from the...

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