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BASF Selects Distributors to Sell Its Vinyl Ether Monomers & Carbonates to Inks & Coatings Industries

Published on 2013-11-04. Author : SpecialChem

FLORHAM PARK, NJ -- BASF Corporation has selected four distributors to have territorial exclusivity as its sales channel for its vinyl ether monomers and carbonates designed for the Inks and Coatings industries in North America. This new network is effective from November 1, 2013.

The four named distributors are:

  • M.F. Cachat - Northeast region
  • Ribelin Sales - South central region
  • GMZ - Midwest/Ohio valley region
  • PT Hutchins - Western region

"The selection of these four distributors was based on the strength of each distributor in its region as well as their expertise in the Inks and Coatings industries. We are very pleased to be working closely with our distributors," said Subu Natesan, Ph.D., Business Manager, Polyalcohols & Specialties, BASF Intermediates division.

About BASF Intermediates

The BASF Group's Intermediates division develops, produces and markets a comprehensive portfolio of more than 700 intermediates around the world. It's most important product groups include amines, diols, polyalcohols, acids and specialties. Among other applications, intermediates are used as starting materials for coatings, plastics, pharmaceuticals, textiles, detergents and crop protectants. Innovative intermediates from BASF help to improve both the properties of final products and the efficiency of production processes. The ISO 9001 certified Intermediates division operates plants at production sites in Europe, Asia and the Americas. Around the globe the division generated sales to third parties of about €2.9 billion in 2012.

About BASF

BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has more than 16,600 employees in North America, and had sales of $18.5 billion in 2012. BASF is one of the world’s leading chemical companies. Its portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. They combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, they enable their customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Their products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. BASF had sales of €72.1 billion in 2012 and more than 110,000 employees as of the end of the year. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA) and Zurich (AN).

Source: BASF

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