Lonza Extends Its Distribution Relationship with Azelis

12.01.2017 -

Lonza expanded its distribution agreement with Azelis in Europe with effect from Jan. 1, 2017. The company will offer Lonza’s materials protection ingredients to industrial market segments such as paints, coatings, inks, emulsion polymerisation, adhesives and sealants, marine paints, building products, construction auxiliaries and mineral slurries. The new mandate covers Germany, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Benelux, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia and Ukraine. Azelis has already been serving Lonza in France and Italy for more than ten years and in Turkey since 2015.

Per Westin, head of Global Sales, Coatings & Composites SBU Lonza, comments: “We chose Azelis because of their ability to offer customer service and satisfaction through experience, knowledge of the products and applications and their approach to product stewardship and regulatory compliance. We are looking forward to working with Azelis in this expanded partnership.”

To support the development of its biocide business, Azelis has hired Gilles Pradier as business development manager for this segment. Pradier is a biocide specialist with over 20 years’ experience in marketing and sales of industrial biocides. He will be based in the Azelis Paris office.