Household, Industrial & Institutional
Koster Keunen is a U.S. manufacturer of raw material ingredients that are used in a wide range of industries. Our core chemistries revolve around wax and lipid technologies. Our raw material offerings can support the following industries:
- Graphic Arts
- Laundry Care
- Vehicle Care
- Wood Care
Household, Industrial & Institutional Blog Posts
Care for Your Wood Furniture with Waxes
Wax is time-honored way to keep wood looking its best. Beeswax has been used for millennia to not only give wood a glowing surface, but also to protect it from wear and water. Time and innovation have been good to wood.
Point Break or Beach Break, Surf Wax Keeps You on the Deck
When deciding on the waxes for your project, Koster Keunen offers a portfolio of waxes to achieve what you need, from reducing your ecological footprint with natural options to cost effective traditional waxes for a simple and stable surf wax.
Ski Wax: Creating a Stick for Glide
Ski wax can be the difference between a great day on the slopes and a struggle with conditions that reduce the performance of even the best equipment. Ease of use and variety of formula allow skiers to apply the right mix to quickly get on the slopes and down them.
Selecting Waxes: The Role of Waxes in Bar Soaps, Part 2
In Part 2 of our soapmaking series, we take a deeper dive into the different ways natural waxes contribute to developing unique properties in your signature bar soap formulas.
The Role of Waxes in the Complex Chemistry of Bar Soap
In the thousands of years since soap making began, consumers have come to rely on this product to do far more than simply wash their hands. Koster Keunen has nearly two centuries of experience in wax chemistry.
Organic Beeswax Options
Koster Keunen can supply all of your organic beeswax needs. We manufacture all of our waxes in our facility in Watertown, CT U.S.A. Our organic certifier is Baystate Organic and our certificate is available upon written request. Click here to see our organic beeswax options.