Presperse®, founded in 1981 by the late Alan B. Black, began its success as a company based upon a single technology. Today, with a diverse portfolio of over 300 materials, Presperse continues to expand as a successful international organization servicing the cosmetic and personal care industry with unique and technologically advanced specialty raw materials, under the umbrella of Sumitomo Corporation. Our company headquarters located in Somerset, NJ houses our corporate offices, R&D, and expanded warehouse facilities. The establishment of strategic international warehousing locations as well as our worldwide network of partners increases our ability to service our customers more efficiently on a global basis. Our strength is based on our talent to identify, source, and develop advanced technologies giving us the capacity to fulfill our customer’s needs for product innovation.


Presperse’s commitment to excellence begins with our people, who are united in a common goal of achieving success with our external customers, our internal team, and our suppliers. We are a premier supplier of innovative technical solutions for our global customers, and we intend to remain a market leader for raw materials used in the Cosmetics and Personal Care Industry.

As we move forward in establishing Presperse as an international brand, our mission is to:

  • Bring the global cosmetic and personal care industry, strong market insight, technology innovation, and creative inspiration.
  • Strengthen our position as a global technology solution provider, dedicated to the advancement of cosmetic science.
  • Maintain our high standards of customer service and quality with the highest of ethical standards.

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