BASF Corporation has selected four distributors to have territorial exclusivity as its sales channel for its vinyl ether monomers and carbonates designed for the Inks and Coatings industries in North America. This new network is effective November 1, 2013.
The four named distributors are:
- M.F. Cachat – Northeast region
- Ribelin Sales – South central region
- GMZ – Midwest/Ohio valley region
- PT Hutchins – Western region
“The selection of these four distributors was based on the strength of each distributor in its region as well as their expertise in the Inks and Coatings industries. We are very pleased to be working closely with our distributors,” said Subu Natesan, Ph.D., Business Manager, Polyalcohols & Specialties, BASF Intermediates division.
About BASF Intermediates
The BASF Group’s Intermediates division develops, produces and markets a comprehensive portfolio of more than 700 intermediates around the world. Its most important product groups include amines, diols, polyalcohols, acids and specialties. Among other applications, intermediates are used as starting materials for coatings, plastics, pharmaceuticals, textiles, detergents and crop protectants. Innovative intermediates from BASF help to improve both the properties of final products and the efficiency of production processes. The ISO 9001 certified Intermediates division operates plants at production sites in Europe, Asia and the Americas. Around the globe the division generated sales to third parties of about €2.9 billion in 2012. For more information, go to www.intermediates.basf.com.