The Indian market is identified as a significant growth opportunity for the two companies
Evonik has named specialty chemicals distributor Azelis as its exclusive distributor of personal care ingredients in India, Nepal and Bangladesh.
The ingredients to be distributed include actives, emulsifiers, emollients and functional ingredients for skin, hair and make-up.
Aparna Khurana, Managing Director India, Azelis, said: “We are excited to now be able to offer Evonik’s full range of high-performance and quality ingredients to the Indian market.
“Evonik is a highly reputable manufacturing company and we are confident we will further grow business together and deliver many innovative solutions for our customers.”
Azelis recently opened a personal care application laboratory in India.
Laurent Nataf, CEO & President Asia Pacific, added: “Personal care in India is a significant growth opportunity for Azelis and this partnership will reinforce Azelis' overall position in Asia Pacific as a leading distributor of speciality chemicals.
“We both have a high focus on innovation and Evonik’s cutting-edge ingredients represent a perfect fit for both our portfolio and our strategy to focus on creating value for our customers in Asia Pacific.”