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Evonik to Honor its Distribution Partners Grimco & SABIC PolymerShapes

Published on 2016-04-04. Author : SpecialChem

Evonik Corporation announces its 2015 North American Distributor of the Year recipients.

Each year, Evonik honors its key distribution partners for improvements in sales as well as overall excellence.

Fig. 1: Evonik to Honor its Distribution Partners Grimco & SABIC PolymerShapes
The award for Highest Percentage Sales Growth will be presented to Grimco, Inc. for its work with Evonik’s acrylic polymers. The award for the distributor with Highest Sales Growth, also in acrylic polymers, goes to SABIC PolymerShapes. The 2015 Evonik Award for Distributor Excellence will be handed out to Kohl Marketing, Inc., for its work with the company’s silica business.

“We want to congratulate these well-deserving distributors for their efforts on behalf of Evonik,” said John Rolando, president of Evonik North America. “Distributors are a vital part of our overall supply chain and play an important role in helping us reach our sales goals each year.”

The awards will be formally presented at the Evonik Distributor Advisory Council (EDAC) meeting May 10 and 11. EDAC was formed in 2014 to provide a forum for Evonik and its key distributors to meet annually and openly discuss economic and business developments.

The Distributor of the Year awards are organized by Evonik’s Marketing and Sales Excellence (MSE) group, which provides expert support to sales and marketing organizations within the company's businesses and services.

About Grimco

Grimco is a national wholesale sign supply company with coast to coast locations. It focuses on distributing quality products to the sign industry. Its offering of sign supplies includes traffic signs and blanks, substrates, digital print media, sign vinyl, inks, sign frames and stands, large and grand format solvent, UV printers and more.

About SABIC PolymerShapes

SABIC PolymerShapes is one of the world’s largest distributors of plastic sheet, rod, tube, film, and associated products, with 70+ years of heritage. The people of PolymerShapes have continued to broaden its expertise, its portfolio, and its branch network, setting the standards for excellence in the plastics distribution industry.

About Evonik

Evonik, the creative industrial group from Germany, is one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals, operating in the Nutrition & Care, Resource Efficiency and Performance Materials segments. The company benefits from its innovative prowess and integrated technology platforms.

Source: Evonik

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