• INDIA: Lipo Chemicals has announced that Vantage Specialty Chemicals has a new location in India. The office in Mumbai has been created in response to the demand of its multinational customers and growing personal care market in India.
The office, named Vantage Specialty Ingredients Pvt. Ltd., further increases Lipo’s global reach and will expand its continued commitment to developing and delivering a wide array of specialty, basic and naturally derived ingredients to the marketplace, according to the company.
In addition to many Lipo branded ingredients, products from four of its principals—Arkema, Micropowders, Ineos and St. Gobain, as well as the Desert Whale Jojoba line—will be available in India.
Vantage Specialty Chemicals has appointed Vivek Kadam as general manager of Vantage Specialty Ingredients Pvt. Ltd. He has more than 15 years of experience in the personal care and pharmaceutical industries.