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, innovative emulsifiers, antimicrobial agents,
silicone elastomers and fluoro silicones, mild surfactants, precipitated calcium carbonate, classical and innovative preservatives,
acrylate polymer thickeners, hair fixative agents, talc, polyvinyl alcohol and vinyl alcohol copolymer derivates,
microcrystalline cellulose, classical and complex esters, fatty alcohols and hyaluronic polymers 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
  • Sun Screens
  • After Sun 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 innovative emulsifiers, silicone elastomers and fluoro silicones,
precipitated calcium carbonate, classical and innovative preservatives, acrylate polymer thickeners,
hair fixative agents, iron oxides, manganese violet, ultramarine blue, violet and pink, talc, iron blue,
fluorescent colorants, metallic effects pigments, microcrystalline cellulose, classical and complex esters,
fatty alcohols and hyaluronic polymers 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 natural-based active ingredients,
innovative emulsifiers, mild surfactants, precipitated calcium carbonate,
classical and innovative preservatives, acrylate polymer thickeners, hair fixative agents,
polyvinyl alcohol and vinyl alcohol copolymer derivates, microcrystalline cellulose,
classical and complex esters, fatty alcohols and hyaluronic polymers
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 active ingredients,
innovative emulsifiers, antimicrobial agents, mild surfactants, precipitated calcium carbonate,
classical and innovative preservatives, acrylate polymer thickeners, hair fixative agents, iron oxides,
manganese violet, ultramarine blue, violet and pink, polyvinyl alcohol and vinyl alcohol copolymer derivates,
microcrystalline cellulose, classical and complex esters, fatty alcohols and hyaluronic polymers
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.

Meet us

in-cosmetics 2018

Meet us on stand F56, hall 5

6-8 March 2018


Contact





Your Name

Your Email (required)

Subject

Your Message