About us

International Distribution of Specialty Chemicals

The Grolman Group operates an international specialty ingredients distribution business. It is composed of individual local sales offices based in all European countries, each supported by technically trained sales staff, customer service teams and local warehousing.

The Grolman Group, run by the fifth generation of the Grolman family, has been privately owned since it was established in 1855. The key to its success has been the dedication and commitment to building an efficient customer-focused organisation where customers' needs are an essential driving force.

Grolman. Quality since 1855.


Radiant skin begins with outstanding Skin Care. Exceptional Skin Care products demand exceptional raw materials. Grolman is committed to providing the cosmetics industry with top-quality esters, rheology modifiers, pigments, colorants and other ingredients for the manufacture of such extraordinary Skin Care products.

Quality. From Grolman.

Grolman offers ingredients which allow the cosmetics industry to unleash the potential of Skin Care products, improving their performance or creating innovative solutions. Grolman provides high-standard natural-based active ingredients, carbomers, acrylates/C10-30 alkyl acrylate crosspolymers, acrylates copolymers and acrylates copolymer blends, esters, fatty alcohols, microcrystalline cellulose, polyvinyl alcohols, precipitated calcium carbonate, talc, pearlescent pigments, ultramarine pigments and iron oxide pigments which can be used in a wide variety of Skin Care products:

  • Facial Creams and Lotions
  • BB & CC Creams
  • Facial Serums
  • Facial Masks
  • Body Creams & Lotions
  • Hand & Foot Creams
  • Suncreams
  • Aftersun Lotions
  • Eye Contour Cream
  • Make-up Remover
  • Body Oil
  • Nail Care Products
  • Baby Care Products

Make-up conveys fashion and glamour in a myriad of different colours and textures. Grolman offers a comprehensive range of Make-up ingredients of the highest quality that provide endless possibilities in terms of creation and innovation.

Grolman is committed to supplying the cosmetics industry with top-quality colorants, pigments, fillers, rheology modifiers and other essential ingredients for the manufacture of extraordinary Make-up products.

Quality. From Grolman.

Grolman offers a wide variety of high quality ingredients which allows the cosmetics industry to unleash the potential of Make-up products, improving their performance or creating innovative solutions.
Grolman provides high quality pearlescent, fluorescent, organic, metallic pigments, iron oxides, ultramarines, manganese violet and iron blue pigments, carbomers, acrylates/C10-30 alkyl acrylate crosspolymers, acrylates copolymers, natural-based active ingredients, polyvinyl alcohols, esters, fatty alcohols, microcrystalline cellulose, precipitated calcium carbonate and talc which can be used in a wide variety of Make-up products:

  • Foundation
  • Mascara
  • Eye Liner
  • Lip Gloss
  • Nail Polish
  • Eye Shadow
  • Blusher
  • Loose Powder
  • Lipstick

Essential Hair Care is the secret to beautiful hair. Expert Hair Care products demand exceptional raw materials. Grolman is committed to providing topquality rheology modifiers, colorants and other essential ingredients used in the formulation of extraordinary Hair Care products.

Quality. From Grolman.

Grolman offers ingredients which allow the cosmetics industry to unleash the potential of Hair Care products, improving their performance or creating innovative solutions. Grolman provides high quality carbomers, acrylates/ C10-30 alkyl acrylate crosspolymers, acrylates copolymers, polyacrylate-2 crosspolymers, polyvinyl alcohols, precipitated calcium carbonate and talc which can be used in the following types of Hair Care products:

  • Shampoos
  • Conditioners
  • Masks & Serums
  • Dry Shampoos
  • Hair Styling Gels, Waxes & Mousses

The secret to radiant skin is having healthy skin. Toiletry products are the starting point for beautiful, well-cared-for skin and Grolman is committed to providing top-quality rheology modifiers, colorants and other ingredients used to formulate such extraordinary toiletry products.

Quality. From Grolman.

Grolman offers ingredients which allow the cosmetics industry to unleash the potential of toiletry products, improving their performance or creating innovative solutions. Grolman provides high quality natural-based actives, carbomers, acrylates/C10-30 alkyl acrylate crosspolymers, acrylates copolymers and an acrylate copolymer blends, polyvinyl alcohols, precipitated calcium carbonate and talc which can be used in a wide variety of toiletries:

  • Shower Gels
  • Soaps
  • Facial & Body Scrubs
  • Facial Cleansers
  • Talcum Powders
  • Toothpastes
  • Antiperspirants/Deodorants

Grolman Lab Services

Laboratories

Grolman Lab Services
Your technical support for success

Every phase in the development of a new Personal Care product is important: from the selection of each ingredient to the efficacy testing of the finished product. Grolman laboratories have been established and equipped to help you with this challenge. In our lab, we can:

  • Provide cost-effective solutions for your technical needs
  • Train our sales and technical people to faciliate a better dialogue with you
  • Offer testing services which include:
    • Formulation development or optimisation
    • Stability testing
    • Microbiological testing
    • Safety testing
    • Efficacy testing

Additionally, we have at our disposal a dedicated team of industry experts who are on hand to provide valuable independent testing, application and formulation advice for all products offered in our Personal Care portfolio as well as regulatory support for introducing the end products into the market.

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in cosmetics
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