NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. (Nov. 17, 2014) — KIC Chemicals, Inc., a supplier of ingredients used primarily in foods, veterinary products, personal care products and pharmaceuticals based in New Paltz, N.Y., has simultaneously joined both the Hudson Valley Food & Beverage Alliance and NY BioHud Valley.
KIC is a family-owned business and a reliable source of ingredients since 1985. Headquartered in New Paltz, KIC maintains numerous stocking locations across the USA and Europe, distributing products worldwide. The organization has close ties to the regional food industry, supplying producers with essential, high-quality products.
Both NY BioHud Valley and the Food & Beverage Alliance are Hudson Valley Economic Development Corp. (HVEDC) initiatives.
“We are excited to welcome KIC Chemicals, Inc. to the Hudson Valley Food & Beverage Alliance and NY BioHud Valley,” said Laurence P. Gottlieb, president and CEO of HVEDC. “This established, successful organization is a valued, respected member of our local business community and will help us continue to power economic growth in the region.”
The Hudson Valley Food & Beverage Alliance brings organizations within the food and beverage industries together, helping area businesses forge strong partnerships. Founded by HVEDC, the Alliance provides access to economic guidance and marketing resources to businesses throughout the region.
NY BioHud Valley serves as a partner to county, state and federal governments, working to foster an environment in which businesses in the biotech and pharmaceutical industries can expand throughout the region. It engages in pro-business advocacy designed to reduce legislative burdens, promotes collaboration between businesses and educational institutions and assists companies with access to venture capital.
KIC is a leading importer, exporter, distributor, manufacturer and blender/packager of ingredients used primarily in foods, veterinary products, personal care products and pharmaceuticals, non-toxic heat transfer fluids, and antifreeze solutions for use in refrigeration, HVAC and fire sprinkler systems.Participation in the two economic organizations will allow KIC to partner with regional organizations to help create a more collaborative and stronger economic environment.
“We look forward to joining the Food & Beverage Alliance and NY BioHud Valley and having the opportunity to introduce our company to more potential local customers,” said Ed Kort, president of KIC Chemicals, Inc. “We are especially looking forward to helping our peers to strengthen the businesses in our region.”
For more information about KIC Chemicals, Inc. visit www.KICgroup.com.
About Hudson Valley Economic Development Corporation (HVEDC): HVEDC is the leading economic development agency for the seven-county region of Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Rockland, Orange, Ulster and Sullivan counties. The public-private partnership markets the region as a prime business location to corporate executives, site selection consultants and real estate brokers. HVEDC helped start the organizational, branding and promotional effort for NY BioHud Valley and the Hudson Valley Food & Beverage Alliance. To learn more, call 845-220-2244 or visit http://www.hvedc.com.