With immediate effect, Biesterfeld Spezialchemie is to distribute silicones from specialist manufacturer CHT for the personal care segment. The distribution agreement for high-performance silicone solutions applies to central Europe, including Russia and Turkey. 

The extensive and innovative silicone portfolio, known under the trade name CHT-BeauSil®, offers solutions designed to be used in all cosmetics applications. These include elastomers, aminofunctional silicones, emulsifiers, waxes and gum blends. One innovation patented by CHT is silicones modified from sugar cane: the cationic CHT-BeauSil® AMO 902 and CHT-BeauSil® AMO 918. CHT-BeauSil® Fluid 8301, a blend of natural ingredients and a caprylyl methicone, offers the perfect alternative to cyclopentasiloxanes. Customised solutions tailored to customer requirements are also available. 

"There is still high international demand for high-quality, innovative silicone solutions for cosmetic and personal care products. CHT offers both high-performance products and individual customer solutions that are a perfect fit for our personal care portfolio in terms of comprehensive product solutions," explains Bettina Heick, Business Manager LifeScience, Biesterfeld Spezialchemie. "We're delighted to be entering into this partnership with CHT and we believe our cosmetics customers throughout Europe will benefit from this tailor-made product range, since hybrid concepts combining natural ingredients and silicones are especially popular at the moment." 

"Biesterfeld Spezialchemie has not only an excellent market presence but also a high level of technical expertise, which represents real added value for customers, especially when it comes to creating and optimising their formulations," adds Eva Baumann, CHT Germany, Head of Business Field General Industries EMEA. "We believe that we have found the right distribution partner in Biesterfeld and we look forward to a successful partnership." 

About the CHT Group 

The CHT Group, a medium-sized global player in specialty chemicals, is active worldwide in development, production and sales. CHT Germany GmbH, based in Tübingen, is the headquarters of the group and focuses on sustainable chemical products and process solutions. 
TEXTILE SOLUTIONS from CHT improve the quality, functionality, appearance and purity of textiles and optimise textile manufacturing processes. 
INDUSTRY SOLUTIONS offer innovative products and process solutions in silicones, construction materials, paints, coatings, paper, agriculture, and cleaning and personal care products. By bringing together the strengths of the whole group, SCIENCE & SERVICE SOLUTIONS is continually developing innovative new products, applications and processes as well as providing comprehensive technical consulting. Highly qualified associates based in state-of-the-art laboratories for development, analysis and application technology develop ideas and solutions that meet the requirements of today.The CHT Group is represented by 26 companies worldwide handling production and sales, and in the 2020 financial year generated a group turnover of €501 million with approximately 2,300 employees. For more information, please visit www.cht.com

About Biesterfeld Spezialchemie

Biesterfeld Spezialchemie is one of the leading international distributors of specialty chemical products, food ingredients and solutions worldwide. The product portfolio focuses on the requirements of selected industries, including composites and tooling, personal care and cleaning, healthcare, paints and coatings, adhesives, polyurethane, construction, nutrition, electrical, electronics and energy. As a partner to leading global suppliers, the company is represented throughout Europe and provides solution-orientated, technology-based expertise as well as customised solutions. Biesterfeld Spezialchemie is part of the Biesterfeld Group, which has been active as a trade and service company for 115 years. With over 40 locations worldwide, the mainly family-owned group is one of the leading distributors for plastics, rubber, as well as basic and specialty chemicals. www.biesterfeld.com

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