DuPont Titanium picks Omya as distributor for US, western Canada

16 January 2013 15:52  [Source: ICIS news]

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HOUSTON (ICIS)--DuPont Titanium Technologies has signed a distribution agreement with specialty chemicals distributor Omya, it said on Wednesday.

Under the deal Omya, through subsidiaries Durr Marketing, Azalea Color and Lipscomb Chemical, will become a national distributor and represent DuPont Titanium Technologies’ products in the US and western Canada, DuPont said.

“We see an outstanding fit between Omya’s approach to the markets we serve together and expect that this partnership will improve our market position and better serve our customers in North America,” said Miren Salsamendi, North America director of DuPont Titanium Technologies.

Switzerland-headquartered Omya is a global producer of industrial minerals and a worldwide distributor of chemical products. Its major markets include paper, polymers, and building materials such as paints, coatings, sealants and adhesives.

DuPont produces titanium dioxide (TiO2).


By: Stefan Baumgarten
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