Ittervoort, The Netherlands, July 11th, 2014 BRB International BV announces the appointment of a new distributor, Azelis Group, for its Technical Silicones portfolio in France, Spain and selected CEE countries, effective July 1st 2014.
Azelis will partner BRB in France, Spain, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Croatia, Slovenia, Moldova, Macedonia, Albania, Kosovo, Montenegro, Bosnia&Herzegovina, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria and Serbia. They will offer speciality and core silicones in a number of market segments including: Homecare & Automotive, Food & Beverage, Coatings & Paints, Construction, Water Treatment, Rubber & Plastic (release agents).
“We are very excited to start our cooperation with Azelis Group, the leading specialty chemical distributor from 1st of July. Azelis has strong expertise in its respective markets and is highly focused on Technical segments. Their product range and philosophy perfectly match our ambition to further grow our presence in those strategic markets, with our continuously increasing portfolio of silicones,” said Judith Salden, EMEA Sales Manager at BRB International.
“We are delighted to be working together with BRB International, a significant player in silicone manufacture and supply. We believe that our customers will strongly benefit from this partnership. Our experienced people look forward to meeting customers’ product requirements and delivering the first class service that they need to grow their businesses,” adds Benoit Fritz, Group VP Business & Principal Development Europe & Americas.
About BRB Silicones
BRB silicones, a business unit of BRB International BV is a producer and supplier of specialty silicones including emulsions, antifoams, water repellants, elastomers, lubricants, silanes, resins, silicone polyethers, dimethicone & cyclomethicone blends, cross polymers and many more customized products. BRB Silicones also supplies a very broad range of core and specialty intermediates to the silicone industry with a superior combination of product supply regularity and competitive pricing.
Azelis is the leading global speciality chemicals distributor providing a diverse range of innovative products and services. We serve 20,000 customers in the coatings, chemicals, rubber & plastic additives, food & health, animal nutrition, pharma and personal care industries. To find out more about Azelis, please click here.
Through sourcing and distribution channels in every major market around the world, Azelis with its corporate service centre in Antwerp, Belgium, offers chemical producers market penetration, indepth local knowledge, value-added services and tailored multi-territory solutions. Azelis, backed by private equity investor 3i Investments PLC, has a turnover of €1 billion and employs around 1,100 knowledgeable people located in more than 37 facilities in 34 countries across Europe, China, Australia, Canada, India, Japan, Malaysia and Singapore.