BASF announced last Monday it has signed a distribution agreement with Chemroy, a distributor of specialty chemicals, to manage its portfolio of antioxidants, base stocks, surfactants and additives throughout Canada.
The product brands include Irganox®, Irgacor®, Irgalube®, Irgaflo®, Synative®, Plurasafe® and Breox®. The agreement supports customers participating in the lubricants and metalworking market and becomes effective June 1, 2018.
'Chemroy's industry expertise, agility and adaptability to meeting individual customers' needs makes them the right distributor for our lubricant additives and metal working products in Canada,' said Eric Escobar, Director of Corporate Distribution, BASF.
The global business unit Fuel and Lubricant Solutions is a leading supplier to the transportation and mineral oil industries worldwide and part of BASF's Performance Chemicals division. Offerings cover fuel performance packages, refinery additives, polyisobutenes, engine coolants and brake fluids as well as lubricant additives, compounded lubricants, synthetic base stocks and components for metalworking fluids. The business unit has its main facilities in Ludwigshafen, Germany, Cincinnati and Florham Park in the USA, Nanjing and Shanghai in China, as well as Sao Paulo, Brazil. Research and development is mainly driven out of Ludwigshafen, Germany, Tarrytown, USA and Shanghai, China.
BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has more than 18,200 employees in North America, and had sales of $17.9 billion in 2017. BASF generated sales of €64.5 (US$76) billion in 2017.