Azelis has a strong presence in Colombia, marked by key initiatives in Latin America in recent years, including the establishment of a regional innovation center (RIC) in Mexico in 2022, the acquisition of ROCSA S.A. in Colombia in 2022, as well as Vogler Ingredients Ltda. in Brazil and Localpack in Colombia in 2023. 

ROCSA is one of the leading specialty chemical distributors in Colombia, with a rapidly-growing presence in Peru and Central America. It is active in the life sciences market, primarily in Food & Nutrition, Personal Care, and Home Care & Industrial Cleaning, as well as in industrial chemicals, with a strong presence in CASE (coatings, adhesives, sealants, elastomers) and Plastic Additives. With over 130 employees, including a strong and experienced sales force and logistics team, the company serves 1,900+ customers from its headquarters in Colombia and four other offices across the region.

Localpack is one of the leading specialty chemical distributors in the domestic market. The company employs a staff of 27 people, and operates an application laboratory close to Medellin, serving customers across Colombia. Localpack’s long-standing relationships with global and regional principals, and the technical product expertise that it has built over the years, expand Azelis’ lateral value chain across Latin America. This expansion will allow Azelis to serve customers better and accelerate its growth in the region.

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