Atrium Innovations inc. is a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of value-added products for the cosmetics, pharmaceutical, chemical and nutrition industries. The Company focuses primarily on growing segments of the health and personal care markets which are benefiting from the trends towards healthy living and the ageing of the population. Atrium Innovations markets a broad portfolio of active ingredients, specialty chemicals and health and nutrition finished products through its highly specialized sales and marketing network in more than 50 countries, primarily in North America, Europe and Asia.
The Company's activities are organized in two business divisions in order to effectively address the different needs of the clientele.
Active Ingredients & Specialty Chemicals Division
Atrium Innovations develops, manufactures and markets over 2,000 value-added active ingredients and specialty chemicals for the cosmetic, pharmaceutical, nutrition and chemical sectors, while also providing scientific, technical and regulatory support to some 2,000 customers including leading international companies. The product portfolio of the Active Ingredients & Specialty Chemicals division includes additives, preservatives, excipients, specialty lipids, polymers and antioxidants geared to a market that yields above average growth annually.
Health & Nutrition Division
Atrium Innovations also develops, manufactures and markets more than 1,300 high quality vitamins, minerals, specialized nutrition and health products to a network of over 40,000 healthcare professionals in the United States. According to Nutrition Business Journal, between 2000 and 2003, this market segment in the United States had an annual growth rate of more than 10%. In addition to the strong growth associated with the trends towards healthy living and the ageing of the population, the increasing awareness of governmental authorities on economic benefits linked to a healthier society is another environmental factor on which the Company can capitalize on for future growth.