Sustainably Sourced Wax, For The Best Products – And A Better Planet

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Providing waxes from around the world since 1852.

Providing waxes from around the world since 1852.

koster keunenWe’ve Got A Wax For That™

Koster Keunen scientifically customizes wax for your specific applications, while significantly improving the world in the process. Choose from an extensive ingredient portfolio – which includes beeswax and natural waxes from around the world, as well as esters, thickeners, emulsifiers and specialties designed to help formulators innovate and solve problems. Within each product solution is a dedication to ethical sourcing, transparency and sustainability. Koster Keunen is a vital component in the development of your best products, and in initiatives that improve our planet.

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koster keunenThe Koster Keunen Worldwide Sustainability Initiative

Koster Keunen believes that creating more sustainable lives is how we should all be measured. When you choose Koster Keunen, you help expand our worldwide sustainability initiative – called We Are All One Hive – which creates more sustainable lives by:

  • Sourcing and enhancing more sustainable beeswax.
  • Creating, training and partnering with local beekeepers.
  • Providing resources that elevate beekeeping communities.

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Koster Keunen is the world’s leader in wax and wax technology. We specialize in the development, processing, and manufacturing of quality ingredients.

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koster keunenAbout Koster Keunen

Founded in 1852, Koster Keunen is the world’s leader in natural waxes and wax technology. We specialize in the development, processing, and manufacturing of quality ingredients at each of our production sites. Our technological strengths include extensive knowledge of waxes, emulsifiers, esters and their derivatives. We dedicate ourselves to innovation, ethical sourcing, transparency and sustainability.

Our ingredient portfolio includes beeswax and natural waxes from around the world, esters, thickeners, emulsifiers and specialties designed to help formulators innovate and solve problems.

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Eco-Conscious Skincare

The bar is back, and it is here to stay! Gloriously easy skincare in a solid form? Spill-proof travel? Eco-conscious transport with reduced packaging footprints? Yes, yes, and yes: the bar has it all.

Eco-Conscious Skincare

The bar is back, and it is here to stay! Gloriously easy skincare in a solid form? Spill-proof travel? Eco-conscious transport with reduced packaging footprints? Yes, yes, and yes: the bar has it all.

Up Coming Events

In-Cosmetics Global

March 28, 29 & 30, 2023
Barcelona, Spain

Celebrating excellence in the field of ingredient innovation, in-cosmetics Global offers high-quality education on the latest science and trends. Plus, with targeted networking opportunities for the international personal care ingredients community, you can uncover the tools to engage in new business and evolve your brand. Join Koster Keunen in-person!
Booth #AC80

NYSCC Supplier’s Day

May 2 & 3, 2023
Javits Center
New York, NY

Koster Keunen is proud to launch our newest technical data on our natural and vegan Emulsifier Series. Each emulsifier provides specific and unique properties to formulas. Stop at our booth to see our new skin care formulas. We are also pleased to expand on our sustainability program covering our solar run facility, sustainable beeswax program, and our natural and upcycled wax options. Looking to formulate something specific? We’ve Got a Wax For That!
Booth #749

Chemicals America

June 20, 21 & 22, 2023
Savannah, Georgia

Koster Keunen will be attending Chemicals America showcasing their chemical manufacturing portfolio.
Booth #TBD

koster keunenKoster Keunen Global Locations

Koster Keunen USA

Production Facility
1021 Echo Lake Road
Watertown, CT 06795-0069
The United States

Tel: +1 860.945.3333
Fax: +1 860.945.0330
Email: info@kosterkeunen.com

Koster Keunen Holland BV

Production Facility
Raambrug 3
5531 AG Bladel
The Netherlands

Tel: +31 4973 61010
Fax: +31 4973 87902
Email: info@koster-wax.com

Koster Keunen West Africa

Porte 72, rue N°160
Hedzanawoe
02 BP 20909
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koster keunenDistribution Partners

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