Azelis Partners with DRT in Europe


Azelis has announced an agreement with Dérivés Résiniques et Terpéniques (DRT), the French manufacturer of rosin and turpentine derivatives extracted from pine chemicals, effective Oct. 1, 2019. According to the companies, the partnership will secure the distribution of TOFA (tall oil fatty acids) and DTO (distilled tall oil) throughout Europe, with the exception of Spain and Portugal, into the chemicals, lubricants, and CASE markets.

With this partnership, Azelis reportedly becomes the direct and exclusive distributor of TOFA and DTO in the European market. According to Azelis, the agreement supports the organic growth strategy of Azelis with a multi-national coverage by strategic Principals and strengthens Azelis’ commitment to sustainability.

“With this partnership, Azelis can grant continuity in the supply of European sourced TOFA (Resinoline® BD-2) and DTO (Resinoline® BD 25-30) into the market,” said Javier Miranda, market segment manager Lubricants & MWF at Azelis EMEA. “Customers will have access to the same products, with no change in product quality, whilst continuing to liaise with the same commercial contacts within Azelis.”