Desmet Ballestra is a multinational company headquartered in Belgium. The company provides technology, plants and equipment for the seed crushing, oil refining, oleochemical, surfactant and detergent markets. Operating from sales and engineering offices in 15 countries and a representation network in another 22 countries. They have sold almost 6,000 plants in 148 countries worldwide.

Neil A Burns LLC provides marketing and sales presence for Desmet Ballestra in the detergent & surfactant and oleochemicals markets in North America. Additional information for each of these areas can be found here for surfactants and oleochemicals.

Detergents & Surfactants

Desmet Ballestra provides technology, equipment and complete turnkey plants for the following chemical processes.

  • Sulfonation
  • Ethoxylation
  • Drying
  • Liquid Detergent Production
  • Powder Detergent Production
  • Alkylation
  • Inorganic Chemicals Production

Oleochemicals

Desmet Ballestra provides technology, equipment and complete turnkey plants in the following product areas.

  • Fatty Acids
  • Fatty Alcohols
  • Glycerine
  • Methyl Esters
  • Biodiesel
  • Algal Oils