Vision & Mission
THERE'S A PERFECT SUBSTITUTE TO PETROCHEMICALS FOUND IN EVERYDAY PRODUCTS. BIOAMBER INC. PRODUCES IT ECONOMICALLY AND IN AN ENVIRONMENTALLY RESPONSIBLE MANNER. IT'S TIME FOR GREENER CHEMISTRY. MAKE A DIFFERENCE.
Our Mission is to be a fast growing producer of chemical intermediates that uses sugars instead of fossil fuels and sells competitively priced, sustainable chemicals with strong profit margins and the cleanest environmental footprint in the industry.
Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) Excellence: Our Commitment
BioAmber Inc.'s goal is to ensure a safe and healthy working environment that benefits our employees, contractors, customers, shareholders and the communities in which we operate and sell our products. We strive to make innovative, sustainable chemicals profitably and responsibly.
In addition, BioAmber Inc. has pledged its compliance with the Toxics Reduction Act (TRA), and will strive forward to eliminate or reduce the use and discharge of ammonia in full compliance with all federal and provincial regulations. The 2017 Report on Toxic Substance Accounting Summary of BioAmber Sarnia Inc. is now available.
BioAmber Inc. operates the world’s largest succinic acid plant in Sarnia, Canada. The facility has a nameplate capacity of 30,000 tons per year and was built at a cost of $141 million. Construction was completed in 2015.
Beyond Sarnia, BioAmber Inc. is planning to build a second world-scale plant in North America that will produce 1,4-butanediol (BDO), tetrahydrofuran (THF) and succinic acid. The nameplate capacity is expected to be 100,000 tons of BDO/THF and 70,000 tons of succinic acid per year. BioAmber Inc. has signed take-or pay contracts for approximately 80% of the nameplate capacity of this second plant, which is expected to complete construction in late 2018.
BioAmber Inc. is proud that its Integrated Management Systems in Sarnia were ISO 9001:2008 registered, ISO 14001:2004 registered, BS OHSAS 18001:2007 registered, and FSSC 22000 registered within four months of operational start-up. BioAmber Sarnia is also registered with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration pursuant to the Federal Food Drug and Cosmetic Act.
BioAmber Inc.’s leadership position has been built with several strategic partnerships, joint ventures and collaborations.
Awards & Certifications
BioAmber Inc. is committed to making greener chemistry a reality. Through in-house development, open innovation and partnerships, BioAmber Inc. has grown into a market leader in the field of bio-based chemicals. We are honored to be recognized for work we intrinsically value.