BioResource International Partners with Connell Bros. Co.

to Distribute XylamaxTM in Southeast Asia

Collaboration supports expansion of BRI’s high performance feed enzyme products in Asia
through exclusive distribution rights with Connell Bros. Co.
Research Triangle Park, N.C. / San Francisco, Calif.  — February 9, 2016—BioResource International, Inc. (BRI), a global biotechnology company specializing in the research, development and manufacture of high-performance enzyme feed additives for optimizing animal nutrition and gut health, has signed an agreement with  Connell Bros. Co. LLC (CBC), a Wilbur-Ellis company, for the distribution and marketing of selected feed enzyme products in Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia and Myanmar.  CBC will be the exclusive distributor of BRI’s xylanase product, XylamaxTM, to poultry producers, feed integrators, and animal health and nutrition consultants in Southeast Asia.  
“The addition of CBC to our alliance of global business partners is a significant milestone,” explained Dr. Giles Shih, chief executive officer of BRI. “Their excellent reputation and commitment to the Southeast Asian feed industry make them a perfect fit with BRI’s values and objectives.”  
Xylamax, BRI’s newest product, is an intrinsically thermo-stable xylanase feed enzyme delivering consistent, all-around performance in both nutrient release and absorption. It has been scientifically proven to help producers optimize animal nutrition and gut health, safely and sustainably.
“We welcome the addition of BRI’s quality feed ingredients to our portfolio,” said John Hus, managing director of the Wilbur-Ellis Feed Asia business. “As we continue to expand our North America feed business into Asia-Pacific, we are continually seeking ways to help our customers innovate and reach their potential in the Asian markets.”
“Partnering with CBC will allow us to expand the availability of our enzymes to another high growth region of the global poultry and swine market,” commented Julian Young, chief operating officer, BRI.  “CBC has an established sales and technical team in Southeast Asia with the market experience and knowledge to successfully launch and support our most recent enzyme development, Xylamax.”  
About BRI
Founded in 1999, BRI is a global biotechnology company specializing in the research, development and manufacture of high-performance enzyme feed additives that help poultry and swine producers optimize animal nutrition and gut health. BRI products are effective tools for managing rising feed costs and feed ingredient quality variations in a way that is safe for animals, humans and the environment. The company has earned a reputation as a team of trusted enzyme experts who utilize their scientific expertise to create innovative products that solve nutritional and sustainability challenges facing meat producers around the world. For more information, please visit
About Connell Brothers
Founded in 1895, Connell Brothers is one of the Wilbur-Ellis family of companies and is the largest marketer and distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients in Asia-Pacific with a keen focus on technical service, customer support, and environmental, health, and safety. Connell Brothers provides complete supply chain management from transportation, documentation, warehousing, and sales and distribution in 17 countries and in 47 offices located throughout Asia-Pacific. For more information, please visit
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