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Azelis & Gabriel Sign Distribution Agreement for Phenoxy Resins in Europe

Published on 2017-04-10. Author : SpecialChem

Azelis has signed a distribution agreement with Gabriel Performance Products to offer its range of phenoxy resins. The pan-European agreement, which came into effect in 2016, also includes the mercaptans range of epoxy curing agents.

Properties & Applications

  • The high performance resins enhance the properties in applications such as adhesives, container coatings, inks, composites, fibers, plastics, electronic components and many other products
  • The mercaptans epoxy curing agents have exceptionally rapid cure speed and hardness development properties for DIY consumer, automotive, construction and concrete markets and various other industrial products

Only Authorized Source in Europe

Michel Dumusois, Market Segment Director CASE at Azelis, comments:
“We are delighted to partner with Gabriel, the world’s leading source of phenoxy resins and the only authorized source in Europe. Phenoxys are tough, clear and flexible thermoplastics with high cohesive strength and good impact resistance. Their mercaptans range offer our customers a unique advantage of fast cure for both at ambient and low temperatures and are ideal for a number of industrial products and consumer adhesives.”

Jeff Gates, Vice President – Marketing at Gabriel Performance Products, adds:
“Gabriel has a long history of working with Azelis. We value Azelis’ sales methods; working with customers to solve problems by providing strong application and technical support. They are a natural fit to represent Gabriel’s brands in Europe. We are excited to move forward with Azelis to support the growth of our business.”

Gabriel recently acquired InChem Corporation to enhance their phenoxy product portfolio.

About Gabriel

Gabriel Performance Products is one of the leading chemical suppliers, offering both an extensive line of specialty proprietary products and custom manufactured chemicals formulated to exact specifications. Gabriel offers the strength of a history several decades long teamed with a forward-looking vision of continually improving our products, processes and services to provide the highest quality products and comprehensive chemical solutions.

About Azelis

Azelis is one of the leading global specialty chemicals distributors. It provides a diverse range of products and innovative services to more than 25,000 customers. Its in-depth local knowledge is supported by an international structure and value-added services including high levels of technical support and tailored solutions.

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Source: Azelis
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