DeWolf Chemical Hires New Personal Care Sales Manager for the Midwest Region

April 14, 2017 – Warwick, RI – DeWolf Chemical proudly announces the appointment of Deborah Zartler as new Sales Manager for the Personal Care market in the Midwest region. Deborah joins DeWolf May 1, 2017 and brings with her 15+ years of experience in the Personal Care industry, with a strong focus on specialty ingredients. [...]

By | April 14th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Azelis Americas PC and H&IC Named Distributor of Calumet Penreco

February 22, 2017  – Warwick, RI – Glenn Corporation and DeWolf Chemical, Azelis Americas companies, proudly announce the agreement to distribute Calumet Penreco’s hydrocarbon gels, petrolatum and white oils and for cosmetic and personal care applications. Calumet Penreco, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P., and a fully integrated, independent [...]

By | February 23rd, 2017|News|0 Comments

HAPPI Magazine: Ross Organic Wins BASF Colors & Effects Distributor of the Year Award

February 17, 2017 - Ross Organic is featured in the February 2017 Buyers Guide edition of HAPPI Magazine. Below is a short excerpt from the article. "Ross Organic, an Azelis Americas company, was presented the first ever, 2016 BASF Colors & Effects Distributor of the Year Award during the BASF Annual Business Review meeting in [...]

By | February 17th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Ross Organic Wins The Prestigious 2016 Basf Colors And Effects Distributor Of The Year Award

Ross Organic Wins the prestigious 2016 BASF Colors and Effects Distributor of the Year Award. It was presented to Ross Organic during the Annual Business Review meeting in Southfield, Michigan last week. The proud recipients and presenters are pictured in the photo with representatives from both BASF and Ross Organic.

By | February 7th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Azelis expands in the US Personal Care market with the acquisition of Ross Organic

Azelis Americas, part of the Azelis Group, announced today the acquisition of Ross Organic, a specialty distributor into the personal care and home care / industrial cleaning markets located in Santa Fe, California, USA. With this move, Azelis Americas increases their resources and commitment to these specialty growth markets in the Western US. In keeping [...]

By | January 17th, 2017|News|0 Comments

This week’s edition of Chemical Week focuses on Distribution in North America and quotes Frank Bergonzi

November 15, 2016- Frank Bergonzi talks with Chemical Weekly Magazine in the story regarding trends in the business and Azelis Americas' position in the market. "We can provide valuable information about specific applications and how customers are using the product. It’s giving the principal a deep look into these small customers that they didn’t have before." [...]

By | November 15th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Chem Week Magazine: Azelis Americas Strengthens Its Specialty Platform

November 14, 2016- Azelis Americas is featured in the November 14 edition of IHS Chemical Week Magazine.  Below is a short excerpt from the article. Chemical Week Magazine featuring Azelis Americas Azelis’ acquisition of KODA has enhanced its position as a leading global specialty chemicals distributor. Azelis Americas, with a focus on North [...]

By | November 14th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Azelis Americas CASE combines GMZ/EW Kaufmann divisions to form one, stronger entity.

November 1, 2016- Azelis Americas CASE market segment announces the merger of GMZ and EW Kaufmann into one entity, GMZ, to be led by Tom Wells, President, GMZ.  “The newly formed GMZ will allow Azelis Americas CASE to better serve our customers, our principals and our employees”, says Frank Bergonzi, CEO and President of Azelis [...]

By | November 3rd, 2016|News|0 Comments

DeWolf Chemical and Bio-Botanica® Inc. Announce Exclusive Distribution Agreement

October 1st, 2016 - Warwick, RI - DeWolf and Bio-Botanica® Inc. proudly announce the exclusive agreement to distribute Bio-Botanica’s line of botanical extracts to the Personal Care and Cosmetic industries, effective October 1st, 2016. Bio-Botanica® Inc. is a family-owned and operated company, known for pioneering numerous advancements in the botanical field. With over 44 years of [...]

By | October 19th, 2016|News|0 Comments

DeWolf wins first ever Innovation Award from Bradford Soap

Accepting the new and highly coveted Innovation Award from Bradford Soap, was Tim Dooling, President of Personal Care and H&IC, Azelis Americas and Kathy Rainone, Account Manager, DeWolf.  Bradford Soap introduced the Innovation Award this year and evaluated numerous suppliers to determine which one delivers the most value through innovation....and DeWolf was the winner.  Bradford's [...]

By | August 30th, 2016|News|Comments Off on DeWolf wins first ever Innovation Award from Bradford Soap

New Video for an Introduction to Azelis Americas

Frank Bergonzi, CEO and President of Azelis Americas along with Dr. Hans Joachim Müller, CEO of Azelis Group... are featured in a new, introduction video to Azelis Americas in which both share their visions, the culture of the company along with the goals and the benefits for customers and principals alike.

By | June 29th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Azelis closes deal for KDG acquisition EMBARGOED

Effective December 17th, Azelis Group (Azelis) and KODA Distribution Group (KDG) announce that the deal to acquire US-based KDG, is complete and has now closed following regulatory clearance. As of today, KDG is Azelis Americas and is led by Frank Bergonzi, CEO and President of Azelis Americas, and a member of the Azelis Board of [...]

By | December 21st, 2015|News|0 Comments

Azelis Group Agrees to Acquire KODA Distribution Group

Azelis Group (Azelis) and KODA Distribution Group (KDG) announced today that Azelis has signed a binding agreement to acquire US-based KDG, significantly enhancing its position as a leading global specialty chemicals distributor.  The transaction remains subject to regulatory clearances and is expected to be finalized by the end of 2015. This major acquisition by Azelis [...]

By | October 19th, 2015|News|0 Comments

KODA Distribution Group (KDG) announces new President for the KODA Care vertical

Effective October 1, 2015, Tim Dooling will become the new President of the KODA Care vertical (comprised of DeWolf Chemical, Glenn Corporation and GMZ Care). Tim replaces Hank DeWolf, who will be retiring at the end of 2015. Tim will be located at the KODA Care headquarters in Warwick, RI. Frank Bergonzi, KDG’s President and [...]

By | October 1st, 2015|News|0 Comments

KODA Distribution Group Welcomes Unipex Solutions Canada

KODA Distribution Group (KDG) and the Unipex Group announced today KDG’s acquisition of Unipex Solutions Canada, a leader in specialty chemicals distribution in Canada. The acquisition exemplifies KDG’s strategy of focused growth in specialty chemicals and reinforces its position as the premier Specialty Chemical Distributor in North America. Unipex Solutions Canada: Unipex Solutions Canada, headquartered [...]

By | April 27th, 2015|News|0 Comments

GMZ Care Named BASF’s Distributor of the Year 2014

BASF Care awarded the prestigious Distributor of the Year Award for 2014 to GMZ Care. Bill Carroll, VP of Sales at GMZ Care and Hank DeWolf, President of KODA CARE accepted the award from BASF Care this past week. A very proud day for GMZ Care and KODA CARE. The performance categories evaluated are revenue growth for [...]

By | March 4th, 2015|News|0 Comments

BASF Expanded its Exclusive Distribution Agreement with Dewolf Chemical and GMZ Care to Sell the Actives and Pigment Lines

The strategic expansion to sell the Effect Pigment for Cosmetics & Personal Care and the Beauty Creations product lines came as a result of the successful business growth achieved over several years of trusted partnering between the organizations, as well as the innovation, technical and marketing synergies that exist between them. DeWolf’s and GMZ Care’s [...]

By | December 5th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Dewolf Chemical, a Charter Member of The Pass Coalition is Proud President Obama has Signed The Sunscreen Innovation Act

December 3, 2014 — Warwick, RI — DeWolf Chemical has been involved in The Public Access to Sunscreens (PASS) Coalition from the early days of campaigning to provide Americans with new, safe and effective sun care ingredients to reduce the risk of skin cancer. This collaborative effort with health and consumer organizations, sun care ingredient [...]

By | December 5th, 2014|News|0 Comments

DeWolf Chemical and Lonza Announce Exclusive Distribution Agreement for the Preservatives and Hygiene Product Lines

Lonza and DeWolf Chemical proudly announce the exclusive agreement to distribute Lonza's line of preservatives and protection systems for the Beauty Care market, and the registered biocides, preservatives and antimicrobial systems for use in disinfectants, sanitizers, institutional and household cleaning applications. These product lines will be available to DeWolf’s customers in the North East and [...]

By | October 21st, 2014|News|0 Comments

DeWolf Chemical Hires New Account Manager for the Mid-Atlantic Region

September 4, 2014 — Warwick, RI — DeWolf Chemical proudly announces the appointment of Joshua Bennett as new Account Manager for the Mid-Atlantic region, with primary concentration on the HI&I market. Bennett comes to DeWolf with solid consultative sales experience, in addition to working as an educator. Through his administration credentials, leadership experience and sales [...]

By | September 4th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Koda Care Appoints New Director of Supply Chain and Logistics

July 11, 2014 — Warwick, RI — KODA Care (DeWolf Chemical, Glenn Corporation, GMZ Care and Tempo Canada) proudly announces the appointment of Stephan Laflamme as new Director of Supply Chain and Logistics, effective July 15th 2014. In this role, Laflamme will drive the strategic efforts to develop and align demand, supply and inventory solutions to support [...]

By | July 14th, 2014|News|0 Comments

KODA Care Announces it is An Authorized Distributor for Bluestar Silicones for the Personal Care and Color Cosmetics Industries

July 1, 2014 — Warwick, RI — KODA Care (DeWolf Chemical, Glenn Corporation, GMZ Care and Tempo Canada) announces it will distribute Bluestar Silicones’ Mirasil® product line in North America for the Personal Care and Color Cosmetics markets, effective July 1, 2014. Bluestar Silicones’ Mirasil® silicone products are designed specifically for the personal care market [...]

By | July 1st, 2014|News|0 Comments

Dewolf Chemical Names Christopher Nork Vice President of Sales

July 1st, 2014 — Warwick, RI —DeWolf Chemical proudly announces the promotion of Christopher Nork to Vice President of Sales, effective July 1st 2014. Most recently, Nork served as Business Manager for the HI&I division, where his industry expertise and solid business leadership resulted in strong acceleration in revenue and profit growth. Prior to that, [...]

By | July 1st, 2014|News|0 Comments

Bill Carroll Promoted to Vice President of Sales for GMZ Care

March 7, 2014 — West Chester, OH — KODA Careproudly announces the promotion of Bill Carroll to VP sales of GMZ Care, effective March 24th 2014. Carroll has twenty-five years of experience in the specialty chemical industry. He joined GMZ five years ago, bringing a wealth of knowledge to grow the Personal Care and HI&I [...]

By | March 7th, 2014|News|0 Comments

KODA Distribution Group Welcomes The DeWolf Companies to its Specialty Chemical Distribution Platform

KODA Distribution Group (“KDG”) announces that it has acquired The DeWolf Companies (DeWolf Chemical, Inc. – Glenn Corporation – Tempo Canada ULC), an organization focused on serving the Personal Care, Color Cosmetic and HI&I markets throughout North America. The DeWolf Companies now form the operating entities within the newly created KODA Care business unit and [...]

By | February 3rd, 2014|News|0 Comments

Dewolf Chemical Continues to Cultivate A Culture of Excellence with Newly Appointed Positions in Customer Service

DeWolf Chemical proudly announces the promotion of Jill Pitrone to Customer Service Supervisor, effective September 3rd 2013. Pitrone will be responsible for managing the daily operations of the customer service department, ensuring the highest level of attention and detail are taken in meeting the needs and requirements of DeWolf's customers with the ultimate goal being [...]

By | September 5th, 2013|News|0 Comments


Warwick, RI — DeWolf Chemical proudly announces the promotion of Christopher Nork to Business Manager - HI&I, effective September 1st 2013. Nork will be responsible for the development and execution of the division’s business strategy focused on increasing market penetration and growing revenue streams and profitability that are in alignment with the organization’s Operating Plan [...]

By | August 28th, 2013|News|0 Comments


Michele Larry has been promoted to Regulatory & Quality Manager for The DeWolf Companies (DeWolf Chemical, Inc. – Glenn Corporation – Tempo Canada, ULC), effective July 1st 2013. In this position, she is responsible for overseeing the regulatory, quality and management system programs for the entire organization. This change will further ensure full conformity with federal, [...]

By | July 8th, 2013|News|0 Comments


On March 19th 2013, Glenn Corporation and DeWolf Chemical, Inc. became the exclusive distributors of Innovacos in the United States (excluding California, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, New Mexico, Oregon Washington and Texas). “Our partnering with DeWolf and Glenn will give Innovacos the opportunity to take full advantage of their knowledge of the market and their tremendous [...]

By | March 27th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments


March 15, 2013 – WARWICK, RI – The DeWolf Companies (DeWolf Chemical, Inc., Glenn Corporation, Tempo Canada, ULC) proudly announce the launch of their new brand identity, which underscores the organization’s continuing expansion in the North American market, driving market penetration with a highly technical sales team focused on selling through in-depth ingredient knowledge and market [...]

By | March 15th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

DeWolf Chemical, Inc. Names Bret Schweid Personal Care Technical Development Manager

DeWolf Chemical, Inc. appointed Bret Schweid as Technical Development Manager for Personal Care, effective July 2nd 2012. In this new position, he will lead the strategic and tactical activities to foster pipeline growth by deploying new technologies while also serving as the technical liaison between the organization and its suppliers’ R&D centers. Schweid has 20 [...]

By | July 2nd, 2012|News|0 Comments

The DeWolf Companies Complete Acquisition of Tempo Canada Inc.

DeWolf Chemical, Inc. and Glenn Corporation are pleased to announce the successful completion of the acquisition and operational integration of Canadian specialty chemical distributor Tempo Canada Inc. With the completion of this acquisition The DeWolf Companies (DeWolf Chemical, Inc. – Glenn Corporation – Tempo Canada) now offer a single channel to the Personal Care, Color [...]

By | May 3rd, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

DeWolf Chemical, Inc. Named Exclusive Northeast and Mid-Atlantic US Personal Care Distributor for BASF

DeWolf Chemical, Inc. is proud to announce its appointment as the sole Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic US distributor for BASF Corporation, effective January 1, 2012. States encompassed in this agreement include: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Maryland, Delaware, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Maine. In addition to the current Personal Care product portfolios of Cognis Care Chemicals, [...]

By | October 17th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The DeWolf Companies Expand With Color Cosmetics Division and New Market Development Manager

The DeWolf Companies announce the creation of a Color Cosmetics Division, complementing the Companies' current leading position in specialty distribution to the Personal Care Market. This Division is to be spearheaded by newly hired Market Development Manager-Cosmetics, Lisa Gulibon, and will operate as a separate, auxiliary entity to The DeWolf Companies' already firmly established Personal [...]

By | January 24th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Glenn Corp., DeWolf Chemical’s Sister Company, Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Glenn Corp., DeWolf Chemical's sister company, is celebrating its 30th anniversary in the chemical distribution business. This milestone reflects the dedication of its staff to its customers over the past three decades. Glenn Corp. was originally established as a distribution resource to the mining industry in the Midwest. Through the years, it has evolved into [...]

By | December 8th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The DeWolf Companies Expand Marketing Department With New Hire

To assist with the growing needs of the rapidly expanding DeWolf Companies, the organization has appointed Julia Hernandez as their new Marketing Manager. With over a decade of marketing experience in the Personal Care and HI&I fields, Hernandez is a fit for the companies, which distribute to both markets. Previously she was the Marketing & [...]

By | November 4th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments