Targray Appoints Erik Rietkerk to Executive Leadership Team

Geneva, Switzerland – Targray has announced the addition of Erik Rietkerk to its Executive Leadership Team, where he will act as the Global Head of Agricommodities and Co-Head of Biofuels & Feedstock. With a commodity trading career spanning over 30 years, Erik...

Targray Opens New Biodiesel terminal in Spokane, Washington

Targray, a leading international supplier of renewable fuels and feedstock, has announced an expansion of its vast North American supply and distribution network today with the opening of a new biodiesel terminal in the state of Washington. Located in Mead, an...

Targray Opens New Biodiesel Terminals in Oregon

Targray, a leading international supplier of renewable fuels and feedstock, has announced the opening of two new biodiesel fuel terminals in Oregon. Located in Portland and Eugene respectively, the new terminals are strategically positioned to ease supply concerns for...

Targray Highlights Sustainability and Growth in Corporate Rebrand

Montreal, Canada – Targray has unveiled a new branding to reflect the company's emerging position as a leading global provider of sustainable commodities. The new branding, which includes a re-imagined logo and refreshed visual brand identity, is a testament to...

Targray Launches Environmental Commodities Trading Desk

Targray, a leading global provider of sustainable commodities and supply chain solutions, has announced the launch of its international Environmental Commodities trading desk. Operating jointly out of the company’s North American and European business centers, the new...

Targray Unveils New Solar Roof at Global HQ

Montreal, Canada – Targray has outfitted the rooftop of its corporate headquarters with a cutting-edge 242-module photovoltaic (PV) system. Located in the West Island of Montreal, the new installation is expected to produce 130,000 kWh annually. The 107-kilowatt...

Feedstock Traders Converge at AFOA Annual Meeting

Montreal, Canada – Targray Feedstock traders are set to attend the 2022 AFOA Annual Meeting from October 12-13, 2022, alongside hundreds of industry leaders from across the animal fats & oils sector. Hosted by the American Oils and Fats Association (AFOA), this...

Targray Attends Pulse and Special Crops Convention

Montreal, Canada – Targray is attending the annual Pulse and Special Crops Convention (PSCC) hosted by the Canadian Special Crops Association (CSCA), a non-profit alliance of over 100 processors, exporters and service providers engaged in the production and trade of...

Felismina De Oliveira Named COO of Targray

Montreal, Canada – Targray has announced Felismina (Mina) De Oliveira as its Chief Operating Officer (COO) and the latest member of its Senior Management Team. As COO, Mina will be responsible for Targray’s 24/7 intermodal shipping operations and supply chain...

Targray Joins International Cotton Association

Montreal, Canada – Targray is pleased to announce its membership with the International Cotton Association (ICA), the world’s leading global cotton association with the aim of promoting safe trading. The company is proud to collaborate with the ICA which puts forth...

Targray Joins Agri-food Supercluster Protein Industries Canada

Montreal, Canada – Targray is proud to join Protein Industries Canada (PIC), an industry-led not-for-profit organization and one of Canada’s five innovation Superclusters, with the shared goal of strengthening Canada’s agri-food sector and economy and helping the...

Janine Peter Named CFO for Targray

Montreal, Canada – Targray has announced the appointment of international finance executive Janine Peter as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Janine will also serve as a member of the Senior Management Team, acting as a strategic partner to Targray President Andrew...

Targray Appoints Sajindra Jayasena as CIO

Montreal, Canada – Targray has announced the appointment of Sajindra Jayasena as its Chief Information Officer (CIO) and the newest member of its Senior Management Team. Sajindra comes to Targray from leading global commodities trading software provider...

Targray Earns 2021 Great Place to Work® Certification™

Montreal, Canada – Targray has been certified for a second consecutive year as a “great place to work” by the Great Place to Work ® Institute. The certification was granted following the company’s administration of its worldwide employee survey last month and earning...

Mikael Mörn Named VP of Commodity Trading

Montreal, Canada – Targray has announced the appointment of Mikael Mörn as Vice President of Commodity Trading. Operating out of Targray offices in Geneva, Switzerland, Mikael will also serve as a member of the executive team, providing leadership and advice on key...

Targray Partners With Energy Storage Manufacturer Storz Power

Two important companies in the renewable and energy storage industry are working together to create a more robust energy grid catering to their dealers and property owner end users. Here’s how: Storz Power and Targray are officially announcing their new Battery Supply...

Targray Introduces New Outdoor Collaboration Space

Last week at Company Headquarters in Montreal, Targray introduced ''The Hive'' - an innovative new outdoor collaboration space designed by Quebec-based architectural firm La Maison BV.The Hive was designed to provide our people with a space to reflect, relax,...

Targray Unveils BIPV Solar Module Line-up

International solar supplier Targray has unveiled a line of high-efficiency solar modules for building integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) systems. Featuring a range of solar tiles, shingles and wall panels that integrate seamlessly with any building’s cladding, the new...

Targray Certified as a Great Place to Work®

Montreal, Canada - Targray, a leading international supplier of advanced materials and commodities for the biofuels, solar, battery and agriculture sectors, has been certified as a great place to work by the Great Place to Work ® Institute. The certification was...

Canada’s Best Managed Companies 2020

Targray has been recognized for the second consecutive year as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies by professional services firm Deloitte.

Targray Earns Canada’s Best Managed Companies Award

Established in 1993, Canada’s Best Managed Companies is the country’s leading business awards program, recognizing excellence in Canadian owned and managed companies with revenues over $15 million.

Solar Supply Chain Finance Program Expansion Announced

Offered in partnership with Targray’s global banking partners, the program enables solar material buyers to optimize working capital through extended payment terms, while helping their suppliers benefit from additional cash flow.

Targray Opens Minneapolis – Saint Paul Biodiesel Terminal

Strategically located in the heart of the Twin Cities, the Minneapolis – Saint Paul biodiesel terminal addresses the growth in regional demand for B99.9 biodiesel fuel stemming from recent updates to Minnesota’s Biofuels mandate (B20, B10).

Clean50 Award highlights Targray’s contribution to Cleantech

Targray has been honored with the 2018 Clean50 Award for its contribution to clean capitalism and sustainability in Canada. Andrew Richardson, long-time President of Targray, has accepted the award in the “Renewable Energy” category on behalf of all company employees.

NACS Showcases Targray Biodiesel Program for C-Stores

Created following a 2-year pilot program and multiple rounds of customer consultations, Targray’s innovative 24/7 biodiesel solution for the convenience store segment provides a simplified approach to biofuel procurement that likens itself to purchasing standard diesel.

Targray Biofuels Named Finalist for PwC Innovation Award

The nomination highlights Targray’s unique turnkey biodiesel solution, designed to enable fuel retailers and transport fleets to become more profitable, competitive and cost-efficient while helping to create a sustainable economy for future generations.

Solar Backsheet Materials Featured at SNEC PV Power Expo

In addition to hosting meetings with customers and partners throughout the week, the Targray Solar Exhibit Center (booth W2-325) is presenting visitors with the company’s industry-leading portfolio of solar materials, including its newly introduced cutting-edge PV Backsheet materials, delivered in collaboration with German Photovoltaics Manufacturer Isovoltaic.

Targray Markets Solar Junction Box Product Line for PV Industry

Certified by UL, TÜV Rheinland and RoHS, Targray Solar Junction Boxes offer exceptional heat dissipation and durability, with casings designed to withstand a variety of weather conditions. They have been developed to provide photovoltaics manufacturers with an efficient solution that will perform consistently in a wide range of climates.

Andrew Richardson Named EY Entrepreneur of the Year

In his role as President, Richardson has led Targray’s evolution from a 19 million US$ optical disc material distributor to one of the fastest-growing suppliers of biodiesel fuel, solar PV materials and battery materials in the world, with total revenues of 305 million US$ in 2015.

Targray Becomes Member of Chicago Clean Cities Coalition

The CACC is a unique partnership of government and corporate organizations from every corner of the Chicago metropolitan area. Representing private businesses, educational and research institutions, fuel providers, utilities and environmental organizations, the organization works towards encouraging the use of clean fuel and clean fuel vehicles in and around the Chicago area.

Illinois B20 Club Announces Targray Biofuels as Latest Member

A joint initiative by the American Lung Association and the Illinois Soybean Association, the Illinois B20 Club is devoted to promoting clean air in the communities served by its members and to supporting Illinois farmers while keeping their engines running on America’s first advanced biofuel.

Targray Partners with Litarion to Supply Coated Electrodes

Targray announced distribution partnership with Litarion GmbH (Litarion), a German EV electrode manufacturer and wholly owned subsidiary of Electrovaya Inc. (TSX: EFL). Targray’s partnership with Electrovaya-Litarion will cement the company’s presence as a single source for a range of li-ion battery materials and components, easily accessible by North American manufacturers seeking a streamlined, cost-effective distribution channel.

Targray Launches ED Nickel Foil for Li-ion Battery Manufacturers

Targray has announced Electrodeposited Nickel Foil (ED Ni foil) battery materials will be added to its growing line of lithium ion battery products. ED Ni foil boasts a number of benefits over traditional copper or rolled nickel foil battery materials, including a thickness range of 4um to 50um, width capabilities up to 1000mm, superior tensile strength, exceptional anti-corrosive properties and excellent acid and heat resistance, as well as etching abilities.

Targray Biofuels Division Obtains ISCC Certification

In obtaining ISCC certification, Targray has again proven its dedication to meeting the highest biodiesel industry standards. ISCC certification provides proof of compliance with environmental, social and traceability criteria, and qualifies biomass or biofuel companies for legal recognition under the targets set by the European Renewable Energy Directive 2009/28/EC (EU RED).

Targray Achieves BQ-9000 Biodiesel Marketer Certification

In securing BQ-9000 Marketer Certification, Targray has further demonstrated its commitment to quality biodiesel and excellence in biodiesel marketing. The accreditation represents a combination of the ASTM standard for biodiesel, ASTM D6751 and a quality systems program that includes storage, sampling, testing, blending, shipping, distribution and fuel management practices.

Targray Begins Supplying Biodiesel from Bakersfield, California

Targray has announced a new inventory location for biodiesel in Bakersfield, California. Service for B99 and B100 began in mid February 2014. Targray will supply biodiesel to its growing customer base in California using the terminal’s 24/7 truck rack.

Targray Sponsors 2014 National Biodiesel Conference

Targray is pleased to confirm its place as Diamond Sponsor at this year’s annual National Biodiesel Conference + Expo that is being held in San Diego, CA, from January 20 to 23, 2014. This event is an influential platform for businesses involved in the biodiesel industry.

Montreal Gazette: Making Hay While The Sun Shines

Article by Megan Martin, originally published in the Montreal Gazette in 2011 When you pop the latest Hollywood blockbuster into your DVD player or reminisce about that singing career you could have had while listening to your favourite CD, you’re probably not...

Targray: High Tech’s Hardware Store

La Presse article by Stephane Champagne, originally published in French in 2010 Targray isn’t afraid of challenges! The Kirkland company fully expects its sales to reach $1 billion within the next 10 years. For President Andrew Richardson, this is a perfectly...

Targray Earns HSBC Award for International Trade in Asia-Pacific

HSBC Bank Canada has announced that Targray is the winner of the HSBC Leadership in International Trade in Asia-Pacific Award. The HSBC International Business Awards is an important awards program that honour Canadian firms that have successfully brought their products and services to the world.

Targray Announces Battery Lithium Compounds

Targray enters partnership with Sichuan Tianqi Lithium Industries, Inc. (Tianqi), for distribution of Lithium Carbonate and Lithium Hydroxide Monohydrate. Tianqi is one of the world’s largest Lithium chemicals producers and is renowned for its high quality Lithium Compounds which are offered in a variety of grades.

Targray Bolsters Battery Packaging Portfolio, Adds Al Pouches

Targray announces it will now distribute two key li-ion battery packaging products from Showa Denko Packaging Co. Ltd: Aluminum Laminate Pouch and Tabs. A lighter, less expensive alternative to cylindrical and prismatic cell designs, the pouches are suitable for any application requiring ultra-thin enclosures such as cell phone and portable consumer electronics.

Targray to Showcase Silver and Aluminum Pastes at EU PVSEC

Exhibiting in Hall A4, Booth #B6, Targray will showcase its full line of PV products, and introduce a new and innovative line of Heraeus front and back-side silver paste for crystalline solar cells, as well as its new Giga Solar back surface aluminum paste for mono and multi-crystalline silicon solar cells.

Momentive Market Silicone Sealant, Potting for India Market

Targray announces extension of global distribution agreement with Momentive Performance Materials Inc. to include the Photovoltaic market in India. This addition completes the global coverage agreement with Momentive for the distribution of the only Solar industry-specific silicone potting, sealing and adhesive products.

Targray, Dow Renew ENLIGHT™ Polyolefin Encapsulant Partnership

Targray and The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) announce the renewal of their Master Distribution Agreement for Dow’s ENLIGHT™ Polyolefin Encapsulant Films. This innovative, high performance film can enhance efficiencies in photovoltaic (PV) module production and lead to lower conversion costs with potentially shorter lamination cycle times.

Targray Solar Silicon Division Announces Japan Expansion

Targray announces further expansion of its Solar Silicon Division following another year of significant growth in the Company’s global silicon sales activities. The expansion includes a push into new markets, including Japan, as well as the addition of several key positions to Targray’s Solar Silicon team.

Launch of Battery Industry’s 1st Graphene Composite Anode

Targray announces it has partnered with Vorbeck Materials Corp. to introduce a new graphene technology for manufacturers of Li-ion battery cells. The agreement names Targray as the exclusive global channel to market for the Vor-Charge™ Graphene Composite Anode Materials. Vor-Charge™ is based on a new technology that outperforms carbon nanotube and carbon black composites, and enables significantly increased cycle life and faster recharge rates.

Targray To Launch Lithium-ion Battery Product Line at AABC

Targray announces that it will launch a full line of best-in-class, competitively-priced Li-ion Battery manufacturing materials at the upcoming Advanced Automotive Battery Conference (AABC) in Pasadena, California. The AABC—which takes place from January 24th to 28th—is the foremost international discussion forum for battery technology in the expanding market of hybrid and electric vehicles.

Targray Grows HeraSol Silver Paste Sales to Global PV Markets

Targray doubled sales of Heraeus HeraSol Silver Metallization Paste from Q1 to Q2, reinforcing position as leading provider for solar cell manufacturers. Targray has been working exclusively with Heraeus since 2007 to bring its cutting-edge HeraSol Silver Paste compositions to PV manufacturers world-wide.

Sony Recertifies Targray as Green Partner Supplier

has been recertified as a Sony Green Partner based on its ongoing practices in sound environmental management. Following a rigorous audit conducted by Sony, Targray has demonstrated compliance with Sony’s stringent environmental guideline standards for ‘environmentally friendly’ products, production facilities and management systems.

Dow Europe GmbH Appoints Targray as New Distributor

Dow Europe GmbH appoints Targray exclusive distributor for Polycarbonate Optical Media grades in Europe, India, Middle East and Africa. Under this agreement, Targray will sell CALIBRETM 1060 DVD and CALIBRETM 1080 DVD to Optical Media customers as of January 1, 2010.

Targray, Momentive Join Forces to Serve Photovoltaic Market

Targray announces that it has signed a global agreement with Momentive Performance Materials Inc. that names Targray as a Momentive global channel to market for Solar industry-specific silicone potting, sealing and adhesives. Under the terms of the agreement, Targray will supply solar module manufacturers in the Photovoltaic industry with Momentive’s high quality silicone products.

Targray Ranks Among Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies

With a growth rate of 1,155% over the past five years, Targray secures a spot on PROFIT Magazine’s 21st annual PROFIT 100 for the second time. PROFIT 100–the country’s largest annual celebration of entrepreneurial achievements–ranks Canada’s most successful and fastest-growing companies based on percentage revenue growth over a five-year period.