France-based Roullier Group focuses on innovation and
development, notably at its Dinard-based Applied Studies
and Research Centre (CERA), which hosts an integrated
pilot plant enabling the manufacture of new formulas to be
validated and new processes to be applied
Created in 1959 by self-made businessman Daniel Roullier, the Roullier Group has steadily grown from initially trading the local red algae maerl - produced in the Brittany region - to become a major plant, animal and human feed manufacturer with a EUR3.2bn ($4.2bn) cumulated turnover in 2011.
Based in Dinard, France, family-owned Roullier today owns 14 business lines including its 100%-owned subsidiary Timab, which manufactures magnesia and phosphate products for the fertiliser and animal feed industries.
Timab comprises three divisions, managing phosphates, magnesia, and industrial solutions.
Timab Phosphates is the second largest producer of phosphates in Europe with one production plant in Saint-Malo, France, and two in...