Personal Care Company Values

The KCC Corporation is a family owned business founded in 1958 which employs over 5,400 people in 17 countries. The company is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea and is a global leader in coatings and speciality chemicals. 

KCC is a proud, relatively new entrant to the silicones industry, with functional siloxane ingredients designed to meet the ever-growing global demands for safe, effective and environmentally sound technology, with a strong focus on the personal care sector.

KCC Basildon is a UK based specialist manufacturer and supplier of ingredients for the personal care industry.  Established in 1971, they are renowned as a company with a history of excellence in the emulsification of oils.  In April 2011, the company was purchased by KCC Corporation, which resulted in the creation of KCC Beauty.  

In September 2019, KCC Basildon purchased the Vida-Care range, which strengthens their personal care portfolio by adding styling polymers, rheology modifiers, conditioning agents, UV absorbers and water-resistance polymers to the range.

With a strong presence in Korea; KCC is well positioned to meet our customers’ increasing needs for innovative technology and formulation support.  

Part of this support is driven by the latest trends in the Asian personal care market.  We work closely with our customers to help create sophisticated and innovative formulations, which encompass the diverse range of ingredients in our portfolio.

Momentive has acquired Basildon Chemical Co. Ltd

The Basildon product portfolio can now be found on

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