ADM’s Evolution Chemicals™ Named Mary Kay Inc.’s Raw Material Supplier of the Year

ADM’s Evolution Chemicals™ Named Mary Kay Inc.’s Raw Material Supplier of the Year


DECATUR, Ill. June 6, 2013 – Archer Daniels Midland Company’s (NYSE: ADM) Evolution Chemicals™ was named 2012 Mary Kay Inc. raw material supplier of the year. ADM Evolution Chemicals™ was selected from a pool of more than 200 suppliers.“ADM Evolution Chemicals™ business acumen, creativity and ability to consistently deliver high-quality materials earned them this recognition,” said Lane Burtz, vice president purchasing & supply development, Mary Kay Inc. “Their team is knowledgeable, resourceful and flexible, and their product is second to none.”

ADM’s Evolution Chemicals™ line of products is made from nature’s renewable sources including corn and soy. The Evolution Chemicals™ product lineup includes ethanol, propylene glycol and glycerin that meet USP specifications.

“ADM recognizes the increased demand for high quality renewable products that reduce the carbon footprint while delivering a consistent, functional product,” said Paul Bloom, general manager of ADM Evolution Chemicals™. “This recognition from Mary Kay Inc. is a testament to the hard work and innovation of the Evolution Chemicals™ team.”

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About Evolution Chemicals™

ADM’s Evolution Chemicals line of biobased industrial products is derived from renewable resources like corn and soy. Evolution Chemicals™ places ADM’s industrial chemicals, such as isosorbide, propylene glycol, glycerin, industrial ethanol and ethylene glycol, under one product line. ADM has more than 100 years of experience producing industrial chemicals. The first product offered for sale by the Daniels Linseed Company in 1902 was linseed oil, which is still used in industrial applications such as paints and varnishes. Today, ADM’s Industrial Chemicals group produces polymers, solvents and starches for industrial and consumer applications like paints, plastics, household cleaners and pharmaceutical excipients. To learn more about Evolution Chemicals™, visit For more information or to order products, contact ADM at 866-660-7336

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