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Grolman becomes distributor of Arkema's fine powders for the paint market

Published on 2010-07-05. Author : SpecialChem

Arkema has appointed a new distributor, Grolman, to market in France, Germany, the United Kingdom, Scandinavia and the Benelux countries, its Orgasol® and Rilsan® fine powders for paint and varnish applications.

The company Grolman will also offer Arkema's technical services, in particular to develop customized formulations and explore new applications.

This cooperation with a distributor specializing in the paint and varnish industry will enable Arkema to expand its sales support, provide optimum response to its customers expectations, and develop its range of industrial powders through closer proximity to its paint and varnish customers. OrgasolĀ® and RilsanĀ® fine powders are used in these markets as additives for their scratch-resistance and anti-abrasion properties combined with their matting ability.

Grolman is an International Distribution company for Specialty Chemicals. The Grolman Group operates an international specialty chemical distribution business. It is composed of individual local sales offices based based in all European countries offering technically trained sales staff, customer service teams and local warehousing. The Grolman Group run by the fifth generation of the Grolman family has been privately owned since it was established in 1855.

About Arkema:

A global chemical company, Arkema consists of three businesses: Vinyl Products, Industrial Chemicals, and Performance Products. Arkema reported sales of 4.4 billion euros in 2009. Arkema has 13,800 employees in over 40 countries and seven research centers located in France, the United States and Japan. With internationally recognized brands, Arkema holds leadership positions in its principal markets

Source: Arkema

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