Chemical Distributor News Winter 2016/17
Africa, Asia-Pacific & Middle East
Azelis opens office in Ivory Coast
Azelis has opened a new office in Abidjan, the capital and largest city of Ivory Coast. The new office represents Azelis' continued commitment to invest in Africa... More
Brenntag adds to its specialty chemcials distribution business in Asia-Pacific
Brenntag has agreed to acquire the distribution business of EPChem Group, Singapore. EPChem is a distribution company for special performance chemicals, dedicated to waxes and wax related products... More
Univar appoints Nick Powell President of EMEA and APAC
Powell succeeds Christopher Oversby who had temporarily held the post since David Jukes left the role to become Executive Vice President and President of Univar USA in June 2016...More
IMCD acquires Turkish speciality chemical distributor Feza Kimya
IMCD N.V. has announced that it has acquired 100% of Feza Kimya, based in Istanbul, Turkey. With a focus on the coatings and plastics markets...More
Safic-Alcan opens Performance Products Division in Hungary
Safic-Alcan has announced that it has formed a new subsidiary, Safic-Alcan Magyarország Kft., that will service the Hungarian industrial manufacturing sector... More
Barentz acquires a majority stake in Globe Ingredients to strengthen its global position in feed ingredients
Barentz announces the acquisition of the majority shares in Globe Ingredients, a fast growing international raw material trader and distributor based in Holland, Serbia, China and Colombia...More
French specialty chemicals distributor, Ballu Chimie has been acquired by the Lavollée Group
Lavollée has acquired the French specialty chemicals distributor, Ballu Chimie. The takeover was motivated by synergies between the respective product portfolio's and customer bases as well...More
VELOX to distribute Anobex™ from MSM Poly
VELOX is to distribute Anobex™ as a replacement for the methyl acrylate copolymer (AMAC) latex resin known as Barex®, which INEOS has ceased manufacturing. MSM Poly plans to launch full commercial production of Anobex™ resin by Q4 2017...More
Edgar E. Nordmann steps down from operational activities with Nordmann, Rassmann GmbH
Georg Nordmann Holding AG have announced that after more than 50 years of successful work for the companies of the group, Edgar E. Nordmann has stepped down from the board of Georg Nordmann Holding AG...More
North & South America
Maroon Group adds Cadence Chemical as the Group pursues rapid U.S. expansion
Maroon Group LLC has announced that it has acquired Cadence Chemical, a national distributor of specialty chemicals based in Stamford, CT...More
US specialty chemcials distributor, Pacific Coast Chemicals bought by Ravago Chemical
Pacific Coast Chemicals (PCC), a specialty chemical distributor headquartered in San Francisco, has been acquired by Ravago Chemical's North American subsidary, TH Hilson Company...More
Azelis Americas CASE combines GMZ/EW Kaufmann divisions to form one, stronger entity
Azelis Americas CASE market segment announces the merger of GMZ and EW Kaufmann into one entity, GMZ, to have one brand for the Midwest, Ohio Valley and North East Regions...More
Brenntag extends its lubricants business platform in Northeast America by acquiring division of NOCO Inc.
Brenntag, the global market leader in chemical distribution, has signed an agreement to acquire the lubricants business of NOCO Inc., headquartered in Tonawanda, New York, USA...More
GTM acquires the largest chemical distributor in Peru, Peruquímicos
Leading pan-Latin American chemical distributor, GTM Holdings, SA (GTM), have acquired PeruquÍmicos S.A.C., the largest chemical distributor in Peru. Advent International...More
Cencozotti strengthens its presence in the Andean Region with the acquisition of Columbia distributor, Insucolor
IThe Cencozotti Group, through its Colombian affiliate, Novakem S.A. has completed the acquisition of specialty chemical distributor, Insucolor S.A.S based in Medellin, Columbia...More
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