Liedberg, Germany – 1 st March 2021 – Scott Bader, a leading global manufacturer of adhesives, composites and functional polymers, and OQEMA AG, a European market-leader
in the sales, marketing and distribution of specialty chemicals and food Ingredients – have entered into a sole distribution partnership for the distribution of Texique® inverse emulsions, thickeners and acrylic dispersions into the Home & Personal Care Markets in Germany, United Kingdom and Ireland, Benelux, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland, and The Nordic and Baltic countries.
Mark Stanion, Group Product Manager – Functional Polymers at Scott Bader comments “We are pleased to announce our partnership with OQEMA for the distribution of Texique products. OQEMA offer a fantastic distribution network across Europe, meaning they are the perfect partner to distribute our new Texique bio-based additives to the European Personal Care market. We look forward to working alongside the dynamic OQEMA team.”
Fachria Popal, European Specialty Group Director, OQEMA AG, comments, ‘As a leading distributor of speciality products across an expanding European geography of 21 countries, we are strategically expanding our Personal Care portfolio across Europe. This range of traditional, as well as new and innovative natural & sustainable inverse emulsions, becomes a strong addition to our portfolio, complementing our existing range, and, at the same time, strengthens our European position in the European Personal Care market.’
Caroline Quick, Business Unit Manager for Home & Personal Care in OQEMA UK & Ireland adds “This partnership formalises our ever-increasing relationship with the Scott Bader team, who we have been working with very closely over the last twelve months. We have already had huge successes with their thickeners for alcoholic hand sanitisers (helping customers and the NHS directly) and now we are really excited to bring all their other products to market for our Home & Personal Care customers. Their TEXIQUE range of natural and sustainable, ready-to-go/cold-processable inverse emulsions for skin care, sun care and make-up applications, will be at the forefront of our efforts.”
The OQEMA Group is one of the leading chemical distributors in Europe with 45 sites in 21 countries. We provide services all along supply chains at the point of contact between chemical manufacturers and chemical processing industries. The OQEMA Group has a dynamic, steadily growing portfolio of industrial and specialised chemicals and over 15,000 products.