Evonik was awarded by Henkel for the development of a novel wax-based opacifier for rinse-off applications like shampoos and shower gels as “Best Innovation Contributor Beauty Care 2018”. Henkel uses the readily biodegradable ingredient in its Fa relaunch as an alternative for microplastics. The award was presented by Henkel at this year’s annual convention of the American Cleaning Institute (ACI) in Orlando, Florida (USA) in the categories of Sustainability, Beauty Care, Laundry & Home Care, as well as Finance and Purchasing.
Together with his team, the head of Evonik’s Care Solutions Business Line, Dr. Tammo Boinowitz received the award. “We are very proud to receive another award for exceptional supply performance by Henkel. This encourages us to continue to pursue our strategy of being a leading provider of innovative and sustainable solutions in the care products market.” said Boinowitz in Orlando, Florida.
In his speech, Henkel’s President for Global Supply Chain and Corporate Vice President Purchasing, Bertrand Conquéret, acknowledged all suppliers for their ongoing and strong support. He encouraged the partners to continue to combine efforts to help mitigate risk and volatility, to further drive sustainability and digitalization, and to continue to innovate together to help create superior products for Henkel’s consumers.
Evonik’s Care Solutions Business Line supplies Henkel with ingredients for hand washing liquids, detergents and fabric conditioners, as well as for shampoo and skin creams. Additionally, Evonik’s Coating & Adhesive Resins Business Line supplies raw materials for diverse adhesive formulations. Henkel holds leading market positions in its Laundry & Home Care, and Beauty Care businesses with brands like Persil, Schwarzkopf and Fa.