Enabling Tomorrow’s Solutions Today
Vantage creates tailored solutions that move the needle for our customers across a wide variety of applications in growing consumer-oriented
markets like personal care, food, pharma and consumer goods.
As a leading vertically integrated global provider, we build on our strong core of bio-based surfactant chemistries to collaborate and innovate with our customers to provide tailored formulations and custom solutions to meet their every need.
As a responsible corporate citizen, we are prioritizing our Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) focus. In 2022, we embarked on a long-term, comprehensive and ambitious sustainability journey to better integrate sustainability into our global business strategy and decision making.
The key pillars of our ESG framework are to deliver resilient supply, maintain responsible operations and to be a trusted and reliable partner to our stakeholders.
Vantage is Enabling Tomorrow's Solutions Today by working with our customers and other stakeholders to provide tailored solutions that solve industry-specific needs, from custom-developed formulations through spec'd in ingredients and direct product sales.
We deliver customer-centered, tailored solutions that move the needle for our customers across niche applications in high-growth consumer-oriented and industrial markets.
We are results-driven and grounded by agile,
innovative execution in support of our customers. Our vertical integration enables value capture for our customers and partners.
Building on our natural chemistry and bio-based
feedstocks, our Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) framework advances our sustainability ambitions and prioritizes resilient supply, responsible operations, and trust and transparency as a reliable partner.
Since our inception in 2008, Vantage’s growth has been realized through a combination of customer engagement, significant capital investment into our manufacturing assets, strategic entry into geographic markets and targeted acquisitions to shape our multi-faceted portfolio.
- - Best in Class Customer Experience
- - Forward Looking Technical Solutions for Skin Care, Hair Care, Sun Care and Color Cosmetics
- - Agile formulation platform to accelerate innovation and speed to market for Indie brands and contract manufacturers
- - Vertically Integrated Jojoba Platform
- - From Our Farms to Your Formulations ®
- - An Integrated Suite of Reliable Products and Equipment with Unsurpassed Technical Service to Ensure our Customers' Sustainability
- - Solutions and technical support for multiple markets including baking, dehydrated foods, dairy and pet food
- - "Clean Label" Solutions Including Allergen-Free, Non-GMO, Organic, Kosher, Soy-Free and Halal
- - A variety of application solutions including Release Agents, Stabilizers and Emulsfiers
- - Best-In-Class Producer of High Quality Fatty Acids & Glycerin
- - Supply Consistency Due to Modern Bio-Based Intermediate Manufacturing Facilities with Highly Automated, Continuous Production
- - Geographic Supply Chain Advantage
- - Technical Solutions Provider for Niche & Specialty Industrial Applications
- - Plant-derived, biodegradable raw materials for lubricants and metalworking fluid
- - Fully-formulated process cleaning solutions, coating removers and other surface treatments for aerospace, electronics circuit assembly and other high-reliability industrial markets
At Vantage, we come to work motivated to Enable Tomorrow's Solutions Today by infusing our purpose into every molecule of our diversified business.
Steve Doktycz, CEO
Region, Business & Functional Leaders
Juan Pablo Amado Orduz
Our One Vantage team is built on an unwavering commitment to integrity and customer centricity with a focus on partnership and proactivity while holding ourselves accountable for driving results.
Our intimate understanding of customer needs and industry trends empowers us to provide insights to start conversations, flexibility to adapt to requests, and resourcefulness to deliver customized solutions, formulations and products that exceed customers' expectations.
We offer deep industry knowledge, experience and a solutions-driven mindset. Our productivity is grounded on continuous improvement that drives operational excellence and agile, innovative execution.
Vantage employees are involved from day one, empowered with a high degree of personal responsibility and encouraged to share new ideas.
As a fast-growing organization, we offer a wide variety of career and development opportunities and roles across our company.
Our U.S. benefits include Medical, Dental & Vision Plans, 401(k) Plan with Company Match, Hybrid Work Schedules (role dependent) and Paid Time Off.
THE VANTAGE JOURNEY
H I S T O R Y
Vantage establishes Shared Services hub in Bogota, Columbia.
Vantage expands leadership in Personal Care with the acquisition of JEEN International and BiotanicalsPlus, Inc.
Vantage acquires Spanish oils company, Textron Plimon, creating a leadership position in natural oils.
Vantage adds a state-of-the-art jojoba spray plant for bead manufacturing in our Englewood, Ohio facility.
Vantage establishes a European manufacturing footprint through the acquisition of Leuna Tenside GmbH, a 95,000 square meter site with approximately 130 employees. Leuna is the world leading producer for taurates and its building blocks.
Vantage adds patented, next-generation, water-based release agents through the acquisition of Amarna.
Vantage expands its Surface Treatment product line with de-paint applications by acquiring B&B Tritech, a leading global manufacturer of surface treatment solutions engineered for defense and commercial aviation markets.
Vantage installs a state-of-the-art alkoxylation reactor at our Gurnee, Illinois site to provide capability to build more complex and higher viscosity alkoxylates.
Vantage acquires Mallet and Company, the North American market-leading provider of baking release agents, offering innovative products and capabilities to the food industry with a focus on research & development, technical service and custom formulation and packaging capabilities.
Vantage acquires Resources of Nature and adds a wide range of unique specialty products including actives, treated powders, dispersions, specialty pigments, emulsiﬁers, and sensory ingredients to our Personal Care portfolio.
Vantage establishes a new headquarters office and applications laboratory for the Personal Care business unit in Warren, New Jersey.
Vantage expands and globalizes its jojoba farming by acquiring a majority share in Agrinsa, one of the world's largest jojoba farms located in Argentina.
Vantage acquires Curoxyl®™ and Curcylic®™ clear skin solutions for Personal Care.
Vantage commissions a world-scale vegetable oil / tallow splitting plant at our site in Chicago, Illinois.
Vantage opens a new microencapsulation facility in Englewood, Ohio, along with white room manufacturing and small batch capabilities.
Vantage adds fatty acid separation facility is added to our Chicago, Illinois site, significantly increasing oleic acid capacity.
Vantage adds a kosher glycerin refinery to provide food-grade glycerin at the Chicago, Illinois facility.
Vantage establishes leadership position in jojoba oil and derivatives through the acquisition of Desert Whale Jojoba with farm and production facilities in Arizona.
Vantage acquires Lipo Chemicals to build leading position in the Personal Care market in the United States.
Vantage acquires Lambent Petroferm in Gurnee, Illinois and adds specialty alkoxylates, esters surface treatment products and the manufacturing site in Gurnee, IL to its portfolio.
Vantage’s first site is an oleochemical manufacturing headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. The site was formerly owned by Croda and UniQema,
Latest News and Events
Vantage® Granted U.S. Patent for New Active Ingredient Delivery System for Waterless Formulations
Vantage announces issuance of U.S. Patent 11,612,557 for lyophilic colloid technology for use across markets from personal care to dermatology and other branches of medicineIndustrial Specialties
Vantage® to Display Surface Treatment Products for Aerospace & Defense Applications at IntAIRCOAT
Vantage will present its complete range of surface treatment solutions at IntAIRCOAT in Seville, Spain on June 7 – 8, 2023. Company Representatives will be available at Booth 1 at the Hotel NH Collection Sevilla.Personal Care and Beauty