Vantage Specialty Chemicals

Vantage Specialty Chemicals (Vantage) is a leading provider of natural based specialty chemicals focused on personal care, food, consumer, and industrial end markets. Using our vertical raw material position, technical expertise, and flexible process capabilities, we add value by derivatizing fatty acids through alkoxylation and esterification to make products that improve our customers� applications. This allows us to be responsive and competitive when meeting customers� needs, which is just one of the reasons why Vantage is a market leader for specialty alkoxylates, polysorbates, and sorbitan esters. Vantage has extensive applications know how and a deep understanding of the personal care industry. This allows development of proprietary products and formulations for global cosmetic companies. Our organization is built upon strong technical sales teams and experienced, committed management. We strive to maintain our leadership position in North American while continuing to grow and upgrade our manufacturing assets. Vantage will continue to be a specialty provider of alkoxylates, esters, and chemical blends, growing at a double digit rate. Our goal is to be a preferred supplier by listening and quickly responding to our customers and providing specialty solutions to their needs. Our long term success will be the result of a culture that places a high value on customer responsiveness. We strive to be the preferred supplier with easy-to-use customer interface systems and a human face and voice that responds on our customers� timetables. This is built on a foundation of environmental responsibility, an intense focus on safety for employees, contractors and visitors to our sites, and ethical business practices. We endeavor at all times to treat people with respect. We operate with a decentralized management structure, recognizing that often the best decisions are made by the employees closest to the issues who have responsibility, authority, & accountability.