Azelis announces distribution partnership with ANGUS Chemical Company for biotechnology and paints & coatings markets

24 January 2017

Azelis announces two new distribution arrangements with ANGUS Chemical Company (“ANGUS”), a leading global manufacturer and marketer of speciality and fine chemicals. As part of ANGUS’ new distribution strategy for the company’s complete portfolio of nitroalkanes and their derivatives sold in Europe, they have appointed Azelis as a distribution partner, effective 1st January 2017, for the following markets: biotechnology on a Pan-European basis (including Turkey, and excluding Finland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia until 1st April 2017) and paints, coatings and other industrial markets for France, Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxembourg.

“We look forward to the technical expertise and logistics capabilities the Azelis team brings to delivering the products and support our Life Sciences customers need on a Pan-European basis, while providing a more focused geographical approach for customers in specific paints and coatings, and other industrial markets,” said Liam Doherty, Business Vice President, EMEA and India.

Matthew Dickman, Azelis’ Market Segment Director Pharma, comments on the new arrangement: “ANGUS and Azelis Pharma share the same focus on delivering market-specific solutions and expertise. The partnership will enable both parties to focus on providing the highest level of technical, logistical and customer service support to the growing customer base across Europe and Turkey. We are delighted to partner with ANGUS for this strategic business, utilising the extensive network of Azelis and the unrivalled technical and product experience of ANGUS to drive growth and innovation for our customers.”

“Next to AMP™, a multifunctional amine enhancing overall paint performance, and AEPD™ VOX 1000, classified as a non-VOC multifunctional primary amine in Europe, ANGUS offers a range of speciality additives for paints and coatings,” adds Michel Dumusois, Azelis’ Market Segment Director CASE. “The expertise of our dedicated coatings and industrial team, coupled with the support that our application laboratory provides and state-of-the-art logistics to ensure swift deliveries, now completes our portfolio of technical services and products for waterborne formulations, among others.”

Globally, Azelis runs a total of 33 laboratories, out of which two in Pharma and five in CASE, thus focusing on the best-in-class technical service and formulation support to its customers locally.