IXOM, BRB South America’s distributor for silicone product portfolio for personal care market in Colombia has been acquired by Grupo Pochteca.

Pochteca logoGrupo Pochteca is a Mexican company from origin and has a history of more than 30 years of presence in the market. The company delivers more than 7,300 industrial products from more than 100 leading suppliers in the region, ranging from basic to specialized products.

With the acquisition of the Latin American business division of Ixom Operations Pty LTD, Grupo Pochteca will expand its operations to other Latin American countries. The operation will allow the Mexican industrial products distributor to consolidate itself as a highly competitive global company and offer additional products for the mining, agriculture, construction and home care industries.

Ixom Operations Pty LTD (Ixom) is the market leader in water treatment and chemical distribution in Australia and New Zealand, with a strong presence in North America and Asia.

“With the transition from IXOM to Grupo Pochteca, we will further strengthen our position in Colombia to meet the current and future demands of personal care industry in this country,” said Augusto Aderaldo Neto, Sales Leader Latin America BRB International BV.

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