Up to date news on the global chemical distribution industry
January 16, 2012
Omya Distribution LLC have announced that they have acquired Durr Marketing Associates and Azalea Color Company. Durr Marketing Associates and Azalea Color Company are leading chemical distributors in the eastern United States for specialty chemicals sold to the plastics, paints and coatings, and construction industries.
The company has strong relationships with over 25 chemical manufacturers, and offers over 750 products to more than 1,000 customers in these end markets. The company is well positioned in the US market, and when combined with existing Omya resources establishes a nationwide distribution network with deep expertise in high-growth industries. In 2010, Omya acquired Lipscomb Chemical Company, a California-based distributor servicing the Western and Southwestern US markets.
“Omya is an excellent partner for Durr Marketing and Azalea,” said David Durr, President of Durr Marketing and Azalea Color. “The combination will create many synergies by providing enhanced services for our customers, access to a broader base of chemical manufacturers and products, and opportunities to leverage the global sourcing capabilities of Omya.”
“We are extremely pleased to announce the acquisition of Durr Marketing Associates and Azalea Color,” said Anthony Colak, CEO of Omya Region Americas. &ldquourr and Azalea have a highly complementary business model to Omya's, and provide a strong platform for future growth in the large and rapidly growing US specialty chemical distribution markets.”
Omya is a leading global chemical distributor and producer of industrial minerals. The company„s major markets are the paper, plastics, paint/coatings/adhesives, food, nutraceuticals, personal care, construction industries, as well as agriculture and environment. Founded in 1884 in Switzerland, Omya now has a global presence extending to more than 100 locations in over 50 countries and 7,000 employees.
Source: Omya Group
The Chemagility.com RSS service is available for individual use only. Please note that you may not use the Chemagility.com RSS service for any unlawful purpose and may not publicly display, or in any way commercially exploit, any of the Chemagility RSS feeds or links (and neither may you allow a third party to do any of the same) without first obtaining express written permission from Chemagility Ltd.
Attention chemical distributors! Please send us your press releases or breaking news to:
alternatively contact us by
+44 (0)1420 520393
+44 (0)1420 476191
Chemagility.com – providing a comprehensive news service for the global chemical distribution industy.
Contents – Omni-Chem 136 alliance adds Campi y Jové as first European member | Brenntag to acquire US lubricants distributor, Lubrication Services, LLC | Krahn Chemie acquires Dutch chemical distributor ICH Benelux | Nexeo Solutions looks set to acquire QuanitiQ from Braskem