Personal care raw materials to now include Brazilian market
Biesterfeld is to broaden its market coverage in Brazil by expanding its market development focus on specialities for the rubber and plastics industries to include raw materials for the personal care segment.
Biesterfeld first started operating in Brazil in 1976 and has been operating with Simbras Ltda in a joint venture named Biesterfeld Simko Distribuição S.A since 2015.
“We are grateful to the long-standing principals that have decided to accompany us on this journey and are very glad to welcome new strategic partners with promising potential,” said Bettina Heick, Business Manager Life Science, Biesterfeld Spezialchemie. “The Brazilian market for personal care ingredients is one of the largest in the world and offers a lot of potential for our comprehensive portfolio of superior raw materials, which is a selection of eco-conscious and innovative solutions.”
“We aim to establish Biesterfeld Spezialchemie as an innovation partner of choice for Brazilian customers by applying the model that has made us so successful in Europe, focusing on high-quality, innovative ingredients and service-oriented solutions,” said Peter Wilkes, managing director, Biesterfeld Spezialchemie.