ANGUS CHEMICAL COMPANY ANNOUNCES NEW DISTRIBUTION ARRANGEMENT WITH AZELIS IN RUSSIA AND BELARUS

New arrangement expands on the companies’ existing relationship in other geographies to now include paints and coatings, life sciences and metalworking fluids markets in Russia and Belarus

BUFFALO GROVE, Illinois – ANGUS Chemical Company ("ANGUS" or the “Company”), a leading global manufacturer and marketer of specialty chemicals, has entered into a new distribution arrangement for the company’s complete portfolio of nitroalkanes and their derivatives sold into the paints and coatings, life sciences and metalworking fluids markets.

Effective Nov. 1, 2018, Azelis became the authorized distributor of ANGUS’ full line of multifunctional additives, bioprocessing reagents, specialty chemistries and solvents in Russia and Belarus. Azelis is currently the distributor for ANGUS’ complete portfolio of paints and coatings chemistries to manufacturers in France, The Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg, as well as the company’s pan-European distributor for the life sciences market.

“We are pleased to continue to build on the success we have previously enjoyed with Azelis to now deliver ANGUS’ industry-leading technologies and application support expertise to industrial and biotechnology manufacturers in Russia and Belarus,” said Liam Doherty, Business Vice President, Europe, Middle East and Africa. “Through Azelis’ deep experience in the local market and optimized logistics network, we look forward to significant improvements in our supply and delivery capabilities for our customers in the region.”

ANGUS offers several specialty products that enable formulators and manufacturers to maximize the performance and value of their paints and coatings and metalworking fluids across a wide variety of applications. ANGUS’ unique portfolio of nitroalkane-based chemistries includes:

  • AMP-95™, which is widely regarded as the top-performing multifunctional additive for neutralization, co-dispersency, rheology stability and dry-film performance in waterborne architectural paints.
  • AEPD™ VOX 100, a multifunctional additive ideal for low-odor, low-VOC (volatile organic compound) interior water-based paints.
  • The CORRGUARD™ family of high-performance amino alcohols for use in helping improve critical performance attributes and extend fluid life in metalworking fluids.
  • DMAMP-80™, a multifunctional additive for use as an emulsifying agent, corrosion inhibitor, resin solubilizer, catalyst, and synthesis agent in a variety of applications.
  • Several proprietary nitroparaffin solvents for use in industrial, wood and electrostatic spray coatings; printing inks; strippers/finish removers and industrial solvent blends.

As the world’s only fully integrated manufacturer of TRIS buffers, ANGUS also manufactures high-quality production chemicals for biotechnology and pharmaceutical applications. These include multicompendial grades of TRIS AMINO™ reagents, as well as basic nitroalkane chemistries and their derivatives, which have been used safely and effectively in numerous commercial applications as synthesis building blocks, in API salt formation, and as reaction solvents.

“We are excited that our strategic partnership with ANGUS is growing thanks to expanding geographies. We are confident that this new mandate will help us both to gain new grounds in these fast-paced industries,” said Andrey Zhukov, General Manager, Azelis Russia.

For more information about ANGUS’ products and services available in Russia and Belarus, please contact:

Dmitriy Tarasov
Azelis Rus LLC
Tel: + 7 (495) 228-17-79
E-mail: dmitriy.tarasov@azelis.ru


ABOUT ANGUS CHEMICAL COMPANY
ANGUS Chemical Company is a leading global specialty and fine chemical company dedicated to the development of novel chemistries that deliver enhanced product and process performance across a wide range of applications in biotechnology, paints and coatings, personal care, metalworking fluids, energy and other industrial markets. The company innovates through its unique nitroalkane chemistries, which are produced at fully integrated, ISO 9001-certified manufacturing facilities in Sterlington, Louisiana, USA, and Ibbenbüren, Germany. ANGUS serves its global customers through six regional Customer Application Centers located in Chicago, Illinois; Paris, France; São Paulo, Brazil; Singapore; Shanghai, China; and Mumbai, India. The company is privately owned by Golden Gate Capital and is headquartered in Buffalo Grove, Illinois. For more information, visit angus.com.

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ABOUT AZELIS
Azelis is a leading distributor of speciality chemicals and food ingredients present in over 40 countries across the globe with around 1,800 employees. Our knowledgeable teams of industry, market and technical experts are each dedicated to a specific market within Life Sciences and Industrial Chemicals. We offer a lateral value chain of complementary products to over 40,000 customers, creating a turnover of €1.8 billion. In the US we operate under a number of renowned co-brands that cater to the various markets in the region.

Azelis is a leading distributor of speciality chemicals and food ingredients present in over 40 countries across the globe with around 1,800 employees. Our knowledgeable teams of industry, market and technical experts are each dedicated to a specific market within Life Sciences and Industrial Chemicals. We offer a lateral value chain of complementary products to over 40,000 customers, creating a turnover of €1.8 billion. In the US we operate under a number of renowned co-brands that cater to the various markets in the region. Azelis is a leading distributor of speciality chemicals and food ingredients present in over 40 countries across the globe with around 1,800 employees. Our knowledgeable teams of industry, market and technical experts are each dedicated to a specific market within Life Sciences and Industrial Chemicals. We offer a lateral value chain of complementary products to over 40,000 customers, creating a turnover of €1.8 billion. In the US we operate under a number of renowned co-brands that cater to the various markets in the region.

Creating value, growing together.

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