Invista appoints Azelis Americas including Azelis Canada for Amines DYTEK® business

30 March 2016

Effective March 1, 2016, Invista is pleased to announce the appointment of Azelis Americas (EW Kaufmann, Ribelin Sales, GMZ Inc, PT Hutchins and Azelis Canada -formerly Unipex Solutions Canada) as their distributor for their Amine line of products:  DYTEK®A (2-Methylpentamethylenediamine), DYTEK®BHMT (Bis-hexamethylenetriamine), DYTEK®DCH-99  (Diaminocyclohexane), DYTEK®HMD (Hexamethylenediamine), and DYTEK®HMI  (Hexamethyleneimine).

Dan Gruber, President of the Azelis Americas CASE commented “we are thrilled to expand our relationship with INVISTA. Previously we only had a relationship through EW Kaufmann and based on our hard work and technical expertise we were able to expand the relationship to our entire U.S and Canadian footprint. We are confident this expanded partnership will allow us to grow the Invista amine business.”

“In the specialty markets that INVISTA DYTEK® products serve, it was important to find a partner who could provide our customers the superior technical and application support in addition to tradition distributor services such as local warehousing, reduced leadtime, and logistics services.  We are confident that Azelis Americas fills all of these needs.” Kris Mitchell, North America Director for INVISTA’s DYTEK®Amines.

Contact information

Azelis Americas

Terry Mullin

Corporate Communications

T: 201 883 1477
C  1 917 715 3851

About Azelis Americas
Azelis Americas (formerly KODA Distribution Group) is a leader in specialty chemical distribution in the US and Canada. Azelis Americas is organized around industry sectors in the following focus markets: CASE (Coatings, Adhesives, Sealants & Elastomers), Specialty Ag/Horticulture, Personal Care, Homecare & Industrial Cleaning,  Pharma, Chemical Industries, Rubber and Plastic Additives, Lubricants and Metalworking Fluids. Azelis Americas will continue to operate in the USA and Canada using its existing business model and go-to-market strategy. Its renowned local brands will be maintained and co-branded with the Azelis visual identity, thereby emphasizing its local focus on absolute customer service, now backed by a global structure.

Azelis Americas is headquartered in Stamford, CT
Azelis Americas is part of the Azelis Group based in Antwerp, Belgium.

With leading brands including LYCRA®, COOLMAX®, CORDURA®, STAINMASTER® and ANTRON®, INVISTA is one of the world’s largest integrated producers of chemical intermediates, polymers and fibers. The company’s advantaged technologies for nylon, spandex and polyester are used to produce clothing, carpet, car parts and countless other everyday products. Headquartered in the United States, INVISTA operates in more than 20 countries and has about 10,000 employees. For more information, visit, and