Azelis extends distribution agreement with Evonik to include India, Nepal and Bangladesh

10 April 2018

Azelis has been appointed as exclusive distributor by Evonik to offer personal care ingredients to India, Nepal and Bangladesh. Evonik’s wide range of ingredients includes actives, emulsifiers, emollients and functional ingredients for skin care, hair care and colour cosmetics. This agreement is effective immediately.

Aparna Khurana, Managing Director India, Azelis, comments: “We are delighted with the addition of the Evonik product line and are convinced this range will really enhance our current portfolio. 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.”

Laurent Nataf, CEO & President Asia Pacific adds: “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.”

Azelis has recently opened a Personal Care application laboratory in India and can now offer the Indian market local support through formulation development, analysis of products and technical training. Azelis Personal Care won the 2018 Cosmetics Fountain Innovation Award at PCHi exhibition (China) for the fourth consecutive year, as well as four industry innovation awards in 2017, including the Product Innovation Award at Ringier Technology Innovation Awards (China). These awards are evidence of how Azelis expertise leads the way in the personal care market.