BASF expands distribution relationship with Azelis Americas through the authorization of GMZ in the Chicagoland and Great Lakes regions

CHARLOTTE, NC and WEST CHESTER, OH, October 16, 2017 – BASF recently signed an expanded distribution agreement with GMZ., a CASE distributor of Azelis Americas. Through this expansion, GMZ becomes the sole distributor of BASF’s Dispersions & Resins Division portfolio of products across the Midwest and Northeast markets including Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Indiana, and Michigan.

“This represents a new way of doing business that will benefit our customers significantly,” says Boone Pitts, Distribution Manager, BASF Dispersions & Resins Division, North America. “Our business teams will be more closely integrated with our distribution network which will reduce complexity and improve the buying experience for our customers.”

“This is an excellent opportunity to strengthen the relationship between our companies,” says Dan Gruber, Managing Director, CASE, Azelis Americas. “We pride ourselves by partnering with the best in class principals and technologies, and our main goal is to help our customers and principals grow their business. GMZ offers great value with their technical expertise, sales process, and application lab capabilities along with proven success in the CASE market segment in the Midwest and Northeast. We look forward to this expanded relationship with BASF.”