Gattefossé appoints Azelis as distributor for Personal Care range in Turkey

We are pleased to announce that Gattefossé has appointed Azelis as their new distributor for Personal Care in Turkey, effective 1st January 2016.

Azelis has a longstanding relationship with Gattefossé for both Personal Care and Pharmaceuticals, supported by joint formulation and development work. Thanks to this strong partnership, our mandate has now been extended from Russia, Poland, CEE and Balkans, to include Turkey for Personal Care. This relationship will be managed by the Azelis Turkey commercial team and the customers will be supplied using both Polish and Romanian warehouses as well as our Istanbul facility.

“We are committed to a long-term partnership with Gattefossé and are delighted to further strengthen our relationship by adding the Turkish market to our agreement”, said Tony Craske, International Business Director Azelis Personal Care.

Gattefossé, a privately-owned French company, founded in 1880, specialises in combining science and nature to develop innovative specialty ingredients and formulation solutions for the health and beauty industry. They lead the way in identifying, developing and producing a range of specialty actives and functional ingredients like emulsifiers and emollients with outstanding sensorial benefits for the personal care industry.

“Azelis’ understanding of our cosmetics business, their technical expertise and their highly motivated team in Turkey have made them the natural choice to cover this exciting and fast growing country“, said Eduardo de Purgly, Group Director – Marketing and Business Development, Gattefossé.

Eymen Baltasi, Commercial Director Life Sciences, Azelis Turkey, adds “the Gattefossé product range of natural performing actives and functional excipients is a valuable addition to our portfolio. We are excited about the opportunities these high quality ingredients present, and look forward to presenting them to our customers.”

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About Azelis

Azelis is the leading global speciality chemicals distributor providing a diverse range of innovative products and services. Dedicated teams serve customers in the following industries: Personal Care, Pharma, Food & Health, Animal Nutrition, Specialty Agri/Horti, Homecare & Industrial Cleaning, CASE (coatings, adhesives, sealants, elastomers) Chemical Industries, Lubricants & Metal Working Fluids, Rubber & Plastic Additives.

Through sourcing and distribution channels in every major market around the world, Azelis with its corporate service centre in Antwerp, Belgium, offers chemical producers market penetration, in-depth local knowledge, value-added services and tailored multi-territory solutions. Azelis has a turnover of c.a. €1.5 billion and employs around 1,500 knowledgeable people located in more than 45 facilities in more than 35 countries across the USA, Canada, Europe, China, Australia, Canada, India, Japan, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam and Morocco.

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