Maypro Industries Signs Strategic Sales Partnership with Wilke Resources

PURCHASE, NY – NOVEMBER 25, 2014 – Maypro is pleased to announce the signing of a strategic sales partnership agreement with Wilke Resources.  Under the terms of the agreement, Maypro will distribute the portfolio of Wilke's nutritional ingredients to the supplement, functional food, pet food and cosmetic industries.

“We are excited to further expand our organization,” said Steve Yamada, Chairman and CEO of Maypro Group.  “Wilke has a long-standing industry history and we are happy to continue supporting their suppliers and customers.”

“This partnership will allow our customers to continue receiving the highest quality of service while benefiting from an expanded catalog of high quality ingredients at competitive prices,” said Donovan Smith, CEO of Wilke Resources.

As a part of the transaction, Maypro will become the exclusive agent for several leading ingredients previously represented by Wilke. 

“Expanding our branded ingredient portfolio enables us to bring more innovation to both Maypro’s existing customers and Wilke’s long-standing industry partners,” said Dan Lifton, President of Maypro’s Patented and Branded Ingredients division.

About Maypro Industries

Maypro is headquartered in Purchase, N.Y., and has offices in Tokyo and Shanghai. Maypro Group is a global supplier of nutraceutical ingredients to the nutritional supplement, sports nutrition, pet & veterinary, cosmetic, functional food and fine chemical industries. Maypro is a minority-owned affiliate of Marubeni Corporation, one of Japan’s largest conglomerates and a Global Fortune 200 company with over US$40 billion in annual revenues and offices in 125 countries worldwide.  For more information, please visit www.maypro.com

IF YOU WOULD LIKE MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS PARTNERSHIP, PLEASE CONTACT DANIELLE.BERNARDO@MAYPRO.COM OR CALL (914) 251-0701.