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Company establishment

Norac entered the metallic stearate business with the acquisition of The Mathe Company in Lodi, New Jersey, and shortly thereafter, developed the patented and highly efficient COAD® manufacturing process.


Groundbreaking production facility Helena, AR

Norac broke ground on a new production facility in Helena, Arkansas.


Metallic stearate production moved to Helena, AR

Metallic stearate production was moved to Helena.


Company name changed to Norac Additives

The company name was changed to Norac Additives. Thereby our division embarked on a product program to expand and build upon the core competence of metallic stearate chemistry. Significant investments have been made in both R&D technology as well as blending and production capacity.


Acquisition by Peter Greven Group

Norac Additives was acquired by Peter Greven Group.


Headquarters moved to Ambler, PA

The headquarters and R&D lab were relocated from Pomona, CA to Ambler, PA.


Location Helena | Norac Additives

Helena, AR

Manufacturing and Customer Service

360 Phillips 311 Road
Helena, AR 72342

Location Ambler | Norac Additives

Ambler, PA

Headquarters and Research & Development

300 Brookside Ave
Bldg 23 - Suite 125
Ambler, PA 19002

Part of Peter Greven Group

We are a part of Peter Greven Group, an international producer of oleochemicals. Peter Greven incorporates production sites on three continents 
where sustainable and high-performance oleochemical additives are produced. 


Peter Greven France S.A.R.L

Sales office in Paris, France.

Peter Greven GmbH & Co. KG

Headquarters located in Bad Muenstereifel, Germany.

Metallic soaps, alkaline soaps, esters and dispersions are produced.

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Peter Greven Nederland C.V.

Production site in Venlo, the Netherlands.

Metallic soaps, alkaline soaps and dispersions for Life Science industry are produced.

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Peter Greven Asia Sdn. Bhd.

Production site in Penang, Malaysia.

Joint-Venture with IOI Oleochemicals to serve the asian market.

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Peter Greven Asia Sdn. Bhd.

Sales office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Norac Additives LLC.

Headquarters and development lab in Ambler, PA.

Norac Additives LLC.

Production site for metallic soaps, stabilizers and dispersions in Helena, AR.


Production Site

Sales Office