Dow Corning appoints Azelis as distributor for UK & Ireland, with extended product range

4 May 2011

Azelis adds the Dow Corning range of Elastomers, Adhesives and Pharma & Medical Tubing and furthers distribution to include Ireland.

The addition of the Dow Corning® range of elastomers, including Liquid Silicone Rubbers (LSRs), High Consistency Rubbers (HCRs), Pharma Tubing and Soft Skin Adhesives (SSAs), will expand Azelis' ability to provide customer value by helping healthcare device manufacturers and processors streamline logistics and simplify inventory management.

Trevor Bridger, Azelis Regional Business Unit Manager UK & Ireland – Pharma, comments “Dow Corning’s specialty offerings hold a distinctive position in the industry and are an excellent complement to our expanding Pharma solutions portfolio. We already have ten years experience of working with Dow Corning's range of Anti-Foams and Medical & Pharmaceutical silicone fluids in the UK, and are delighted to not only extend our product range, but also offer our Dow Corning portfolio in Ireland."

“Azelis is recognized for quality sales, marketing, technical support and supply chain excellence for innovative ingredients within the healthcare industry, and we look forward to working with this industry leader to provide superior products and service in the UK and Ireland,” said Markus Ponleitner, Dow Corning Healthcare commercial leader. “Increased access to our materials and technology will enable our customers to further address evolving healthcare megatrends such as ageing population and the rise of chronic diseases.”