Kensing completes acquisition of Evonik’s amphoteric surfactants and specialty esters operations in Hopewell, VA

Kensing says it is expanding its existing surfactant and specialty esters portfolio with the personal care market in mind.

Kensing LLC (Kankakee, IL), a manufacturer of natural vitamin E, plant sterols, specialty esters, and high-purity anionic surfactants, has successfully completed its acquisition of Evonik Corp.’s amphoteric surfactants and specialty esters manufacturing operations in Hopewell, VA.

Kensing says it is expanding its existing surfactant and specialty esters portfolio with the personal care market in mind, including skin care, hair care, and oral care products.

“This transaction marks our second add-on acquisition since becoming a standalone company in June 2021,” said Kensing CEO Serge Rogasik in a press release.