Agaia Inks Long-Term Licensing Deal For Evolve With Germany's BUFA In EU Market

-- Agreement Expands Global Reach of High-performance, All Natural Cleaning Technology --

Feb 10, 2015, 10:36 ET from Agaia, Inc.

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Agaia, Inc., innovators of Evolve®, the only natural green cleaning technology capable of outperforming petroleum-based cleaners, detergents, degreasers, deodorizers and disinfectants announced today the signing of a multi-year licensing agreement with BUFA GmbH, a leading chemicals manufacturer based in Oldenburg, Germany.

Under the agreement, AGAIA has granted BUFA the exclusive manufacturing and distribution rights in several EU countries for the company's patented Evolve natural cleaning technology. BUFA will also become the manufacturing supplier of Evolve products to Agaia for its business in EU market countries. The companies are continuing to explore future joint opportunities with Evolve for industrial, automotive and food processing applications.

Evolve represents a disruptive cleaning technology and sets a new standard in green cleaners with five of its cleaning products for industrial and institutional use having met and surpassed the prestigious Green Seal organization's standards for both efficacy and sustainability. All Evolve Products are formulated from all-natural materials and are biodegradable, nontoxic, hypoallergenic and phosphate-free. 

Thomas Siemer, CEO of BUFA Cleaning Systems, noted that, "We mainstreamed the significance of sustainability in our corporate principles many years ago. For us, sustainability means above all social, environmental and economic responsibility, which we as a company in the chemical industry take particularly seriously. Sustainable corporate development – with all its various aspects – is the yardstick for our decisions. In our partnership with Agaia Inc. we are channeling our efforts specifically and strategically in a further key measure to promote sustainability."

The agreement with BUFA now gives Agaia a manufacturing platform for Evolve that covers the entire EU. The company's rapidly expanding global reach now includes North America, Panama, Brazil, Colombia, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Turkey, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, South Africa, the Caribbean and parts of Asia.

"We are very proud of the joint effort by both the BUFA and Agaia teams in making this agreement a reality," noted Mike Linn, Agaia Inc.'s Chief Executive Officer. "It was clear from the start that this would be a great partnership for both organizations. Together, we will continue to show the world how Agaia's all natural formulas can not only compete but can also outperform our petroleum-based counterparts. This partnership is further confirmation of our mission to bring green products to market that work better and are practical for real world use."

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About Agaia, Inc.

Agaia, Inc. (pronounced A-guy-a) is changing how the world cleans. Established in 2011, the company's patented bio-science, Evolve®, is the first all natural, non-toxic, green cleaning technology capable of outperforming petroleum-based cleaners, detergents, and degreasers. Available for use in consumer, commercial, and industrial applications, Evolve cleaning products are now available globally throughout the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries (GCC), Europe, and North, South, and Central America. Evolve is available to consumers in North America exclusively at Walmart Stores under Walmart's Great Value Natural private brand.

About BUFA GmbH

The BUFA Group, with bases in Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, Poland, China and other countries is made up of a number of companies operating in the fields of cleaning and hygiene, composite materials and chemicals. The dynamically growing enterprise, with a 130-year history as a family business in Oldenburg, employs a workforce of over 500 and expects sales to approach Euro 200 million.

The BUFA Group attaches great importance to thorough conservation of resources. The award of the "Responsible Care Price" by the German Chemical Industry Association North underscores this commitment to environmental protection. The company was also recognized with an award for its project to further advance sustainability in chemistry.

BUFA also won an award for its project to foster sustainability in chemistry further. This project analyzed strengths and weaknesses, opportunities and risks with respect to sustainability in order to develop expedient measures from the findings. More information can be found at:

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