INDIANAPOLIS – Vertellus recently announced the acquisition of Jarchem Innovative Ingredients (Jarchem), a global manufacturer and supplier of specialty ingredients and nature-based products. With this acquisition, Vertellus expands its offering of environmentally friendly ingredients and serves a growing global base of customers in high-growth specialty, personal, and home and health care markets.

Based in Newark, New Jersey, Jarchem offers a range of alternatives for traditional esters, silicones and other products commonly used in personal care, food and specialty industrial markets. Jarchem brings to Vertellus an expanded global base of long-standing customers and a long-tenured management team with substantial technical expertise.

“Jarchem’s high-quality portfolio of nature-based ingredients and products is an exciting addition to Vertellus,” said John Van Hulle, CEO of Vertellus. “By extending our reach in high-growth specialty and personal care markets, together we will better serve our customers. We welcome the Jarchem team to the Vertellus family.”