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Bodo Möller Chemie Opens New Branch in Morocco

Published on 2017-03-01. Author : SpecialChem

Bodo Möller Chemie Group has announced that it is opening its own company in Casablanca. "With the opening of a new branch in Morocco, we are reinforcing our presence on the African continent and after heading towards North and South Africa now follows the western region as well," says CEO of Bodo Möller Chemie Frank Haug. "We are increasingly focusing on products for applications in adhesive and sealing technology, in the composites and electrical sectors, as well as in the paint and coatings industry."

Focusing on Products for Paints and Coatings

Polymer Floor Coatings
Polymer materials for floor coatings

At the new location with modern office and warehouse facilities, different products are marketed.

Products of the Huntsman's Advanced Materials division that are marketed include:

Polymer materials for floor coatings and polymer formulations from the company's own Polymer System House in Egypt. In addition, the branch in Morocco supplies its customers with high-quality additives and epoxy resin systems for paints and coatings. Products for applications in the plastics and textile sector complete the portfolio.

West African Market – A Great Potential

Already at the end of 2015 the Bodo Möller Group opened up Egypt by taking over the highly modern production plant of Huntsman Advanced Materials in Sadat City and two sales offices with laboratories in Cairo and Alexandria.

The comprehensive distribution activities in the North and West African region cover now Morocco, Egypt, Tunisia and Algeria. In addition, there is a close cooperation with the Middle East through the subsidiary in Dubai. Haug sees great potential: "The West African market is experiencing an exciting phase, as this country offers many development opportunities and there is a strong demand for products and industrial sectors that we serve."

Expansion Strategy

"With the expansion in the West African market, we are effectively continuing the expansion strategy of the recent years. In this way, we are able to expand existing trading cooperation and win new business partners," says Haug. Customer-oriented consultation and on-site presence create the company's added value: "The manager of the branch Lionel Breuilly and his French and Arabic speaking team will use their local presence and local warehouses to integrate their technical knowledge and sales experience into this market as best as possible." With this new branch the number of employees of Bodo Möller Chemie Group rises to almost 200.

About Bodo Möller Chemie Group

With 40 years’ experience in selling specialty chemicals, the Bodo Möller Chemie Group is one of the leading partners of well-known global chemical companies, including Dow Automotive Systems, HB Fuller, BASF, Huntsman Advanced Materials and Huntsman Textile Effects. Bodo Möller Chemie, which is headquartered in Offenbach, Germany, has now added its own production plant and its own laboratories for customized formulations and application tests to its portfolio.

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Source: Bodo Möller Chemie
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