Bunge manufactures fertilizers and crop nutrients for farmers, from whom they buy grains and oilseeds. They ship these commodities in bulk to customers around the world, and process them into refined products, such as meals and oils. Bunge sells meal to animal feed and livestock producers, and oil to food processors. They utilize oil in their own production processes to make a variety of shortenings and edible oils for foodservice and consumer markets.
Bunge needed help in extending their design standards to new applications they were creating.