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 to deliver functionality to hair care, skin care, antiperspirant and deodorant applications.

“The addition of Bluestar Silicones as a supplier partner to KODA Care advances our ability to provide our customers with performance ingredients to meet current silicone needs, as well as meeting market trends in the fields of value added hair care products and multi-functional skin care and color cosmetic formulations” says Hank DeWolf, President – KODA Care.

“Bluestar Silicones is excited to add KODA Care as a distributor of our personal care products in North America,” says Roman Radekevich, market manager of NA personal care and specialty fluids for Bluestar Silicones. ”We expect the new partnership to further strengthen Bluestar Silicones’ market position in this line of products.”


About Bluestar Silicones:

With worldwide operations headquartered in Lyon, France, Bluestar Silicones is a $650 million worldwide silicones raw material manufacturer. The company is one of the world’s leading fully integrated global silicones manufacturers with more than 60 years of silicone expertise. Bluestar Silicones has manufacturing operations throughout the world and combines upstream silicon metal operations and capacity with downstream silicone market and application development expertise. The company offers a comprehensive range of silicone technologies in support of diverse specialty markets including paper release, textile coatings, healthcare, moldmaking, automotive, aerospace, and personal care.

About KODA Care:

KODA Care (DeWolf, Glenn, GMZ Care and Tempo Canada) is the leading network of technical service and market-oriented distributors of specialty chemicals to the Personal Care, Color Cosmetics and HI&I markets in North America, specializing in delivering technologically advanced formulating solutions that are competitively aligned with today’s market trends and tomorrow’s industry forecast.


For more information contact:

Hank DeWolf
President – KODA Care

Press contact:

Julia Hernandez
Vice President of Marketing – KODA Care