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Clariant extends agreement with Azelis in Turkey


04/04/2018
Azelis is pleased to announce an extended distribution agreement with Clariant for their range of waxes, flame retardants and performance additives in Turkey.
 
The new agreement, effective 1stApril 2018, builds upon existing relationships with Azelis in UK & Ireland, France, Benelux and Nordics and covers the Azelis Market Segments Rubber & Plastic Additives, CASE (coatings, adhesives, sealants and elastomers), Homecare & Industrial Cleaning and Performance Chemicals.
 
Karl Kukula, Head of Sales Region EMEA BU Additives at Clariant comments: “We have been working with Azelis for ten years and are impressed with their structured performance management, well documented activities and initiatives. I am very pleased with our co-operation. Azelis in Turkey has a very strong position in plastics and coatings which are our two main target markets.”
 
With this new agreement, Azelis’ customers in Turkey will have access to a larger product portfolio, innovative technology and the technical service of Clariant who is a key-player in this market. Through its corporate application laboratories, Azelis will be able to support coatings and homecare projects with problem solving and formulation development.
 
Stijn Vandevoorde, Group Principal Manager Azelis, adds: “This deal enables us to expand our partnership in Turkey with a blue chip partner that has an excellent reputation for quality and innovation. The product lines of waxes, flame retardants and performance additives are strongly synergetic with our current product portfolio in CASE, Rubber & Plastic Additives and Homecare & Industrial Cleaning. I am delighted with this new relationship, which will allow us to strengthen and broaden collaboration with our customers.”
 
The product range includes Exolit flame retardants, AddWorks performance blends, Ceridust and Licowax waxes, Hostavin light stabilizers, Hostanox antioxidants and Hostastat antistatic agents.