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BASF selects Azelis Americas as national distributor for urethane raw materials in the US and Canada

1 April 2019

BASF selected Azelis Americas as the distributor for polyurethane chemicals in the Coatings, Adhesives and Binders, Sealants and Elastomers (CASE) market effective May 1, 2019. Azelis, with the recent acquisition of Chemroy Canada, will distribute the BASF polyurethane line in the U.S. and Canada.

“The collaboration with the technical distributor Azelis will provide our CASE specialties customers with the service and expertise they are accustomed to,” said Rachel Miller, CASE Distribution Manager, BASF Corporation. “Our portfolio of Lupranate isocyanates and Pluracol polyols can be formulated to create a variety of specialty products.”

Azelis is a leading global specialty chemicals distributor providing a diverse range of products and innovative services.

“We are thrilled to be the BASF urethane distributor in the U.S. and Canada,” stated Dan Gruber, U.S. CASE Managing Director, Azelis Americas. “We recently restructured in the U.S. under one name, Azelis Americas CASE, making us uniquely qualified to service the CASE market through our national platform. Our technical expertise, commitment to unmatched logistics and customer service will serve customers well in growing the market on behalf of BASF.”

Lupranate and Pluracol are registered trademarks of BASF SE.


About BASF

BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has more than 20,000 employees in North America and had sales of $19.7 billion in 2018. For more information about BASF’s North American operations, visit www.basf.com.

At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. The approximately 122,000 employees in the BASF Group work on contributing to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio is organized into six segments: Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition & Care and Agricultural Solutions. BASF generated sales of around €63 billion in 2018. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchange in Frankfurt (BAS) and as American Depositary Receipts (BASFY) in the U.S. Further information at www.basf.com.

BASF Media Contact:                                              

Patricia Presswood

Tel.: (734) 324-6697

Email: patricia.presswood@basf.com


About Azelis

Azelis is a leading distributor of specialty chemicals and food ingredients present in over 40 countries across the globe with around 1,900 employees. Our knowledgeable teams of industry, market and technical experts are each dedicated to a specific market with Life Sciences and Industrial Chemicals. We offer a lateral value chain of complementary products to over 40,000 customers, creating a turnover of €1.94 billion.  www.azelis.com/americas/case

Throughout our extensive network of more than 50 application laboratories, our award-winning technical staff help customers develop formulations. We combine a global reach with a local focus to offer a reliable, integrated service to local customers and attractive business opportunities to principals. And, we believe in building and nurturing solid, honest and transparent relationships with our people and partners.

Creating value, growing together.

Azelis Media Contact:


Terry Mullin

Tel.: (203) 883-1477

Email: terry.mullin@azelisamericas.com

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