KCC, a world leader in the manufacture of silicones
The KCC Corporation is a family-owned business founded in 1958 that employs over 4,600 people in 17 countries. The company is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea, and are a global leader in coatings and speciality chemicals. KCC is a proud, relatively new entrant to the silicones industry, with functional siloxane ingredients designed to meet the ever-growing global demands for safe, effective and environmentally sound technology, with a strong focus on the personal care sector.
Basildon Chemicals, a specialist in emulsification technology
Basildon Chemicals is a UK based manufacturer and formulator of specialist silicone emulsions and silicone compounds for the personal care sector. Established in 1971, they are renowned as a company with a history of excellence in the emulsification of silicones. In April 2011, Basildon Chemicals was purchased by the KCC Corporation, and to this day, continue their focus on the consumer markets of food, pharmaceuticals and personal care.
United as One
At the end of 2012, the logical decision was made to combine the functionings of both KCC Silicones and Basildon Chemicals in the personal care sector under on brand and banner; and so KCC Beauty was born. This brand encompasses the hair care expertise of Basildon Chemicals with the skin care knowledge and manufacturing might of KCC Silicones.