MOSCOW (MRC) -- Clariant, a leading specialty chemical company, has announced that it signed a distribution agreement with Connell Brothers, the largest marketer and distributor of specialty chemicals and industrial ingredients in Asia Pacific, to market and distribute ingredients from Clariant’s Business Unit (BU) Additives to all states in Australia, according to the company's press release.
The agreement was effective as of May 1, 2013.
Darren Soo, Head of Sales, ASEAN, BU Additives Clariant said, "We believe that Connell Brothers will be able to offer the highest level of professionalism and an exceptional level of service. Their capabilities and full market coverage will enhance and further develop this important sector of the Clariant business."
As MRC reported earlier, in June 2013, Clariant introduced AddWorks, its new brand for polymer additives solutions. It consists of: AddWorks, application oriented solutions specifically designed by segments of the plastics industry
AddWorks LXR, a new range of polymer additives designed to provide particular effects in a wide variety of applications. AddWorks are developed by matching the needs of companies engineering technologies for polymerization, polymer producers, compounders, and even converters.
Clariant’s Business Unit Additives is a major supplier of products for functional effects in plastics, coatings and printing inks. Its non-halogenated flame retardants provide environmentally compatible protection for buildings, electric and electronic equipment as well as textiles and other materials used in airplanes, trains, buses and ships. Clariant’s high quality waxes are used in protective coatings, plastics, polishes and in a range of highly specialized applications like hot melts. It also produces polymer additives such as antioxidants, processing/ light stabilizers, and antistatic agents to give plastics flexibility and durability, or to improve the heat, light and weather resistance of coatings.
Clariant AG is a Swiss chemical company and a world leader in the production of specialty chemicals for the textile, printing, mining and metallurgical industries. It is engaged in processing crude oil products in pigments, plastics and paints.