Arizona Chemical Selects Bronson & Jacobs to Distribute Personal Care Polymers in Australia & New Zealand

Arizona Chemical, the world’s leading
biorefiner of pine-based materials, announced it has entered into an agreement with Bronson & Jacobs to distribute the company’s unique line of bio-based specialty polymers to the personal care industry in Australia and New Zealand.

Under the agreement, Bronson & Jacobs will offer SYLVACLEAR™, SYLVASOL™ and UNICLEAR™ specialty polymers, Arizona Chemical’s patented products that provide a broad range of functionality in personal care and cosmetics applications .

“We are pleased that Bronson & Jacobs and their team of experienced and
knowledgeable professionals will be representing our unique product lines for the
personal care industry in Australia and New Zealand,” said Tom Fontana, Director of Specialty Products for Arizona Chemical.

About Arizona Chemical
Arizona Chemical ( is the world’s leading bio-refiner of pine chemicals for the adhesives, inks and coatings, lubricants, fuel additives, mining and oleochemicals markets. With more than 1,000 employees and state-of-the-art refineries in six countries on both sides of the Atlantic, Arizona Chemical provides sustainable raw materials to hundreds of companies and, in-turn, to millions of consumers all around the world. The company has headquarters offices in the U.S. in Jacksonville, Fla., and in the EU in Almere, the Netherlands.

About Bronson & Jacobs
Bronson & Jacobs ( was founded in 1946 by Jack Jacobs as an importer of raw materials for personal care. B&J is now owned by Orica and continues to focus on its mission of working closely with customers to develop products that deliver. Bronson & Jacobs services the food, nutritional, pharmaceutical and personal care industries. Bronson & Jacobs head office in Australia employs around 140 people with regional offices throughout Asia/Pacific, including a product management and sales team with many decades of history in personal care sales and formulations advice. 

For additional information, contact:
Alison Abernathy,
+1 (904) 399-2957