Azelis to Distribute 100 Percent Plant-based Personal Care Ingredients for DuPont Industrial Biosciences in Turkey


Antwerp, Belgium - 06 February 2018
Azelis has been appointed as a distributor by DuPont Industrial Biosciences to offer DuPont™ GENENCARE®, a range of all-natural 100 percent plant-based active ingredients, to the personal care market in Turkey. This partnership builds upon existing agreements between the companies in Poland and Greece. Effective immediately, this new partnership reinforces Azelis' position in Europe as a leading distributor of speciality ingredients.

Vincent Wortel, Sales Manager Personal Care EMEA, DuPont states: "We are thrilled to be building upon successful work with Azelis in Europe by expanding the partnership to Turkey. Azelis continues to be a vital partner in the distribution of the all-natural 100 percent plant-based active ingredients of GENENCARE® in the region."

Tony Craske, Market Segment Director Personal Care EMEA, Azelis adds: "We are delighted to have been selected as a distributor for DuPont in Turkey. The addition of the DuPont product range to this region enhances our current portfolio and will strongly benefit our customers whilst building on our expanding relationship with this innovative and supportive partner. With leading technology and technical support DuPont enables us to provide unique, optimised and competitive solutions for our customers' challenges, today and into the future."

Given the high level of expertise and the strong technically-driven sales model of its team, Azelis has confidence to grow this business in partnership with DuPont by combining award winning formulary expertise and leveraging knowledge across all markets.

About Azelis
Azelis is a leading distributor of speciality chemicals and food ingredients present in over 40 countries across the globe with around 1,800 employees. Our knowledgeable teams of industry, market and technical experts are each dedicated to a specific market within Life Sciences and Industrial Chemicals. We offer a lateral value chain of complementary products to over 40,000 customers, creating a turnover of €1.8 billion. In the US we operate under a number of renowned co-brands that cater to the various markets in the region.

Throughout our extensive network of 39 application laboratories, our award-winning technical staff help customers develop formulations. We combine a global reach with a local focus to offer a reliable, integrated service to local customers and attractive business opportunities to principals. And we believe in building and nurturing solid, honest and transparent relationships with our people and partners.

Creating value, growing together.

About DuPont
About DuPont Industrial Biosciences

DuPont Industrial Biosciences, a business unit of DowDuPont Specialty Products, works with customers across a wide range of industries to make products and industrial processes more efficient and sustainable. Through a unique combination of agriculture, biotechnology, chemistry and material science capabilities, we advance market-driven, bio-based solutions to meet the needs of a growing population, while protecting our environment for future generations. For updates about how DuPont Industrial Biosciences is helping customers deliver cost-effective products with superior performance and sustainability, follow @DuPontBiobased on Twitter or visit our website at

About DowDuPont Specialty Products Division
DowDuPont Specialty Products, a division of DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP), is a global innovation leader with technology-based materials, ingredients and solutions that help transform industries and everyday life. Our employees apply diverse science and expertise to help customers advance their best ideas and deliver essential innovations in key markets including electronics, transportation, building and construction, health and wellness, food and worker safety. DowDuPont intends to separate the Specialty Products Division into an independent, publicly traded company. More information can be found

DuPont™ and GENENCARE® are a trademark and a registered trademark of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company or its affiliates.

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