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 producer of high-quality, specialty hydrocarbon products in North America. The company owns and operates six specialty plants in the US. Penreco manufacturers a product line of patented gelled hydrocarbons (Versagel®), a full line of White Mineral Oils (USP/NF) as well as Petrolatums (USP). Furthermore, Penreco specializes in Niche Product Blending to meet customer specific requirements.

The company’s capabilities, leading market position and product line focus are strategically aligned with the core Personal Care market segments served by Azelis PC and H&IC throughout the US. This partnership is further enhanced by Azelis Application Labs, which develop formulas and prototypes incorporating Penreco’s ingredients, thus offering customers with unparalleled trend-driven innovations and technical expertise.




About Glenn and DeWolf

Glenn and DeWolf, Azelis Americas companies, provide comprehensive service through the delivery of specialty chemical solutions for the formulation of Personal Care and Home Care & Industrial Cleaning products. Our super-regional footprint accompanied by our technical competence and our optimized marketing engine exemplifies our value-added standards to both our supplier partners and customers.



About Azelis Americas

Azelis is the leading global specialty 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) Lubricants & Metal Working Fluids, Rubber & Plastic Additives and Chemicals industries, supported by over 30 application labs globally.  In the Americas, Azelis Americas (www.azelisamericas.com) implements its business model and go-to-market strategy through co-branding it’s renowned local brands; thereby keeping the emphasis on its local focus and absolute customer service, while being part of the global Azelis network.

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 40 countries across the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific.



About Penreco

Penreco offers a unique line of Petrolatums, Waxes, White Mineral Oils, and Gelled Hydrocarbons (Versagel® and Synergel® products) which are used in various industrial and consumer applications ranging from cosmetics and pharmaceuticals to personal care products.