Balchem acquires Bioscreen Technologies
Balchem, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Balchem Italia acquired Bioscreen Technologies, a small privately held manufacturer of encapsulated and fermented feed nutrition ingredients, headquartered in Bertinoro, Italy. The financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Bioscreen manufactures encapsulates and fermented products that deliver value-added solutions to an international animal nutrition and health customer base. Launched in 2005, Bioscreen has focused on developing and marketing new and improved technologies to meet customer needs. Bioscreen's existing business will be integrated within Balchem's animal nutrition & health business segment. The segment provides a growing portfolio of encapsulated nutrients, choline products and chelated minerals including ReaShure, NitroShure, AminoShure, NiaShure, PetShure and KeyShure.