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BASF Expands Distribution Agreement with Azelis Americas

Published on 2017-03-30. Author : SpecialChem

BASF has expanded its distribution relationship with Azelis Americas through an exclusive agreement with GMZ Inc. The deal sees GMZ Inc. bring BASF’s dispersions, resins and additives portfolio to the Midwest, Ohio Valley, and Northeast distribution territories.

Distribution Strategy to Promote Growth

BASF and Azelis Americas Extend Distribution Agreement
BASF and Azelis Americas Extend
Distribution Agreement

Authorizing GMZ Inc. is an important part of our distribution strategy to promote growth and streamline our channel to the CASE [coatings, adhesives, sealants, elastomers] market,” says Boone Pitts, distribution manager, BASF dispersions & resins division, North America.

The agreement covers the following States: Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Maine, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa, and Missouri.

BASF’s comprehensive and unmatched product portfolio for the CASE market, nicely complements our newly formed GMZ entity. With this appointment, we now have access to BASF’s full breadth of chemistries into the CASE segment, and we are enhancing our specialty chemicals footprint in the Midwest, Ohio Valley and Northeast regions,” adds Frank Bergonzi, CEO and president of Azelis Americas.

About BASF

BASF creates chemistry for a sustainable future. It combines economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. The approximately 114,000 employees in the BASF Group work on contributing to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Its portfolio is organized into five segments: Chemicals, Performance Products, Functional Materials & Solutions, Agricultural Solutions and Oil & Gas.

About Azelis

Azelis is one of the leading global specialty chemicals distributors. It provides a diverse range of products and innovative services to more than 25,000 customers. Its in-depth local knowledge is supported by an international structure and value-added services including high levels of technical support and tailored solutions.

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Source: BASF
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