Champlor in a nutshell


  • Champlor: manufacturer of products from locally grown rapeseed, for food industry, animal feed, energy and industrial sectors.
  • Located in Verdun, in the department of Meuse, in the heart of an agricultural region specializing in rapeseed cultivation.
  • Crushing capacity of rapeseed: 400 000 tonnes per year, ie 180 000 tonnes of refined rapeseed oil per year and 220 000 tonnes of rapeseed meal. Silo operated by EMC2.
  • Refined oil, crude oil, rapeseed meal, biodiesel, rapeseed methyl esters and glycerine.
  • Tocopherols, sterols and lecithin extraction capabilities in development.
  • Certifications: Kosher – GMP + – 2BSvs – ISO9001 – ISO14001 – ISO50001 – FSSC22000.

Champlor was created in 2007 and was originally a joint venture between INEOS Enterprises, the agricultural cooperative group SICLAÉ (now VIVESCIA Industries) and the oilseed crushing group C.Thywissen. However, at the end of 2013, INEOS took over 100% of the activity. Valtris Specialty Chemicals acquired the business in 2018 when it bought the Baleycourt businesses of INEOS.

The Agreement “La Lorraine notre signature”, is an initiative led by AGRIA Grand Est which brings together several Lorraine manufacturers and distributors around common values and actions.

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The Champlor business is based in Verdun in northeastern France. There are two companies on the site, Champlor for the production of locally grown sustainable rapeseed products, and Valtris Enterprises for specialty esters for packaging (film), automotive components, medical devices and lubricants.

The site is certified: ISO 9001 (quality management), 14001 (environmental management), 50001 (energy management) and FSSC 22000 (food safety management). Other certifications for specific products or activities are also held by the site, e.g. Kosher, GMP + and 2BSvs certifications.

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