The Oils and Fats Business Unit supports and promotes the technical progress of companies belonging to its reference industrial sectors: oil-seeds and fruits, vegetable and animal oils and fats and derivatives (vegetable proteins, lecithins, etc.), mineral oils and lubricants, detergents and surfactants, paints and varnishes, cosmetic and personal hygiene products.
Equipped with state-of-the-art facilities allowing to respond to various analytical needs in its areas of expertise, its field of activity ranges from the problems concerning the production processes of industrial and food derivatives (including the characterization of raw materials) to the study of the performance of products.
Thanks to the vast scientific and technical knowledge gained over the years, the Unit carries out applied research projects and offers technical-scientific advice to companies. It is also active in professional training on topics of interest for its reference industrial sectors organizing both theoretical and practical courses aimed at technical personnel.
Participation in the standardization activity at any level in the field of fatty substances and derivatives, mineral oils, surfactants and cosmetic products and the certification of products and production processes contribute to increasing the institutional prestige of this Unit.
Certifications and awards
The Oils and Fats Business Unit is accredited by ACCREDIA as a laboratory operating in compliance with UNI CEI EN ISO/IEC 17025:2018 standard for the performance of analyses and tests in all its areas of expertise.
The Unit holds various authorizations and awards issued by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, the Ministry of Economic Development and the Ministry of Public Works.
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