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DuPont Industrial Biosciences and Essential Ingredients, Inc., Expand Distribution Partnership

14 February 2019

Essential Ingredients to Distribute DuPont Cleaning Enzymes, In Addition to Personal Care Portfolio

WILMINGTON, Del., Feb. 14, 2019 -- DuPont Industrial Biosciences has expanded its distribution agreement with Essential Ingredients, Inc. In addition to distributing DuPont’s Personal Care portfolio, Essential Ingredients will now distribute the company’s cleaning enzyme solutions, which offer next-generation cleaning for next-generation living to customers and end consumers.

“We are very excited to be expanding our partnership with Essential Ingredients to the North American household, industrial and institutional (HI&I) market segment. The unique capabilities of Essential Ingredients make them the right partner to support growth in this segment,” said Marvanne DeClerck, Regional Industry Leader, Home & Personal Care. “We are looking forward to using their channels to bring our innovative products to the market and inspire more sustainable, cost-efficient cleaning solutions.”

"We are very excited to be expanding our partnership with Essential Ingredients to the North American household, industrial and institutional (HI&I) market segment. The unique capabilities of Essential Ingredients make them the right partner to support growth in this segment."
Marvanne DeClerck, Regional Industry Leader, Home & Personal Care

“Essential Ingredients is pleased and proud to add cleaning enzymes to our growing portfolio of DuPont products,” said Kris Maynard, CEO of Essential Ingredients, Inc. “DuPont has a rich history in innovative chemistry and this fits perfectly into Essential Ingredients’ strategy to add only the best suppliers and products to our portfolio as we continue to enter new market segments.”

From the lab to the home, DuPont’s cleaning solutions, including the PREFERENZ® line of laundry enzymes and EXCELLENZ® line of dishwashing enzymes, deliver the sustainable performance customers are demanding. Our market-leading biological catalysts deliver industry-leading cleaning performance while allowing for reduced labor and cycle-times, decreasing the impact of harsh chemicals on the wear-and-tear of equipment, and extending the lifetime of linens and fabrics.

Learn more about DuPont’s Fabric and Home Care Offerings at biosciences.dupont.com/solutions/fabric-and-home-care/.

About Essential Ingredients, Inc.

Essential Ingredients is a nationwide distributor of raw materials used to manufacture personal care, household, and industrial products. In 2017, Forbes magazine recognized the company as one of its Small Giants: America’s Best Small Companies. Essential Ingredients is a 100 percent employee owned business following the implementation of an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) in 2011. The company invests in and depends on its employee owners who in turn care about their company, and the customers and supplier partners they serve.

About DuPont Industrial Biosciences

DuPont Industrial Biosciences, a DowDuPont Specialty Products Division business, works with customers across a wide range of industries to make products and industrial processes more efficient and sustainable. Through a unique combination of biotechnology, chemistry and material science capabilities, we advance market-driven, bio-based solutions to meet the needs of a growing population, while protecting our environment for future generations. For updates about how DuPont Industrial Biosciences is helping customers deliver cost-effective products with superior performance and sustainability, follow @DuPontBiobased on Twitter, find us on LinkedIn or visit our website at biosciences.dupont.com.

About DowDuPont Specialty Products Division

DowDuPont Specialty Products, a division of DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP), is a global innovation leader with technology-based materials, ingredients and solutions that help transform industries and everyday life. Our employees apply diverse science and expertise to help customers advance their best ideas and deliver essential innovations in key markets including electronics, transportation, building and construction, health and wellness, food and worker safety. DowDuPont intends to separate the Specialty Products Division, which will be called DuPont, into an independent, publicly traded company. More information can be found at www.dow-dupont.com.

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