Evonik acquires raw materials supplier for cosmetics

03.2017: Evonik Industries, the German specialty chemicals company, has acquired Dr. Straetmans, the raw materials supplier for cosmetics. Dr. Straetmans is headquartered in Hamburg, Germany, and the site will become Evonik’s global competence centre for preservative solutions.

Dr. Straetmans, which specialises in alternative preservative systems, says it will be able to provide its customers with “even better support” for developing complete formulations, thanks to Evonik’s emulsifier expertise.