Italmatch CSP: Leading manufacturer of oleochemical products

Italmatch’s Personal Care, Fabric Softeners and Plastic Additives Business Unit is a leading back-integrated manufacturer and supplier of oleochemical products in a variety of sectors such as household, personal care, pharmaceuticals, plastics & rubbers, construction, paper, and paint & varnishes.

Our Business Unit includes the merger of several Spanish companies, including Union Derivan, S.A. (UNDESA), that has been present in the market for almost 50 years.

Read more about UNDESA history →

The Business Unit has a larger team with cross-market expertise and with different backgrounds: R&D, Application Expertise, Regulatory, Marketing and Sales. Led by a Leadership Team formed by Tiziano Beretta (Managing Director), Ruggero Sala (Vice President Sales & Marketing), Antonio Sola (Commercial Director), Fabio Costiniti (Sales and Marketing Manager) and Chiara Monti (R&D and Application Manager).

Its main industrial activity is the manufacture of fatty acids, esterquats, esters, polymers, metallic soaps, PVC “One Pack” stabilizers, glycerine and wax amides. Most of the production takes place at Italmatch’s Zaragoza plant (Spain), other plants are Arese and Qualiano (Italy). The Business Unit also includes the Group’s wide network of plants and R&D centres based in Europe, the Americas and APAC.


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Metallic Soaps

Wax Amide

PVC “One pack”


Fatty Acids

News & Events

February 24, 2023

In-Cosmetics Global 2023: meet Italmatch at Stand AH38

Visit our stand and learn more about our raw materials for cosmetics applications

November 2, 2022

Join Italmatch at Making Cosmetics 2022

Meet our team at the upcoming Making Cosmetics 2022 - Booth 301

October 5, 2022

Italmatch R&D in the Personal Care and new PEG-free emulsifiers: interview with Fabio Costiniti

R&D developments for Italmatch polyglyceryl esters line and latest developments from our team: read the interview with Fabio Costiniti (Global Business & Technical Development Manager Cleaning and ­Personal Care)

September 29, 2022

Meet Italmatch at SEPAWA 2022 Congress

Personal Care, Fabric Softeners and Plastic Additives team looks forward to meeting you at booth D610-D611

June 1, 2022

ESG and safety in the Personal Care, Fabric Softeners and Plastic additives: interview with Ruggero Sala

Let’s talk about ESG, Sustainability and Safety with Ruggero Sala (VP Sales and Marketing Personal Care, Fabric Softeners and Plastic Additives)

May 19, 2022

Italmatch featured on COSSMA: interview about new Dapracare® Emulsifiers

Fabio Costiniti (Global Business & Technical Development Manager Cleaning and Personal Care) spoke about latest Italmatch development for personal care and cosmetics in the new issue of COSSMA magazine