Schulke inc. /Affiliate of Ashland
Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ASH) is a premier specialty materials company with a conscious and proactive mindset for sustainability. The company serves customers in a wide range of consumer and industrial markets, including adhesives, architectural coatings, automotive, construction, energy, food and beverage, nutraceuticals, personal care and pharmaceutical. Approximately 4,200 passionate, tenacious solvers – from renowned scientists and research chemists to talented engineers and plant operators – thrive on developing practical, innovative and elegant solutions to complex problems for customers in more than 100 countries.
Through formulation expertise, measurement and consumer science, Ashland brings differentiated and specialized ingredients to meet the needs of the personal care market including plant-based biofunctional actives that advance the efficacy of anti-aging and skin health; rheology modifiers that create functional and alluring textures; multifunctional ingredients including preservatives with substantiated benefits that can transform the usability of formulations, and more.
A challenge for every formulator is selecting the right preservative system that delivers an effective level of protection against bacteria, yeast and mold. The family of preservatives from Ashland offers a variety of solutions for skin, sun and hair care products and are available in five categories:
- progressive preservatives,
- nature-identical preservatives,
- aromatics with antimicrobial properties,
- classic preservatives and multifunctional