BioTech Mills, Inc. to do Business as Kenactiv Innovations, Inc.
SNOW HILL, N.C., March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — BioTech Mills, Inc., a leading innovator and developer of bio-based fiber technologies founded in 2008, announced today that it would, effective immediately, be doing business as Kenactiv Innovations, Inc. (www.kenactiv.com).
“The evolution to the Kenactiv Innovations, Inc. name marks a significant milestone we have achieved in transitioning from a proven research and product development operation to a full scale specialty product manufacturer capable of meeting the exacting production and design demands of the largest manufacturers,” said Christopher E. Galvin, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
Kenactiv Innovations, Inc. uses proprietary environmentally safe technologies and processes to create specialty products from kenaf–an annually renewable crop–with diverse applications in hydrocarbon production, consumer and commercial textiles, nonwovens, plastics alternatives, hazard remediation, environmental management and agribusiness. In addition to performance and cost benefits compared to synthetic and other natural alternatives, they offer proven sustainability value including operational cost savings, improved risk mitigation, environmental hazard and toxicity reduction, reduced water waste and reduced carbon footprint.
Headquartered in Snow Hill, NC, the Company is expanding its research and manufacturing capacity in its existing Eastman, GA, facility to meet rapidly increasing demand for its environmentally sustainable specialty products.
About Kenactiv Innovations, Inc.
Kenactiv Innovations, Inc. is the leading developer and manufacturer of biobased fiber products and specialty solutions for business and industry, and a global specialist in kenaf. Kenaf is a fast growing, annually renewable plant that, when combined with the Company’s proprietary technologies, has myriad environmental benefits. Products are grouped according to the part of the kenaf stalk from which they are derived. NafCor products derive from the highly absorbent inner core, while the outer bast fibers yield Kenactiv’s versatile ActivatFiber products. With the largest bast fiber processing plant in North America and capacity for highly customizable processing technologies, the Company has developed a diverse family of products including DrillWall for the energy industry, various absorbent fibers with industrial, environmental and consumer applications, and molded and extruded sustainable plastics alternatives.
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