Coatex Realigns Distribution of its Coatings Additives in North America


Coatex has changed distributors of its rheological additives for Paints & Coatings, Adhesives & Sealants markets in North America. It concerns products sold under the Coapur™, Rheotech™, VIscoatex™, Thixol™, Polyphobe™, Ecodis™ and Coadis™ trade names.

Northspec Chemical will be the primary distributor for these products in Canada.

Omya Specialty Materials, Inc. will be the primary distributor for these products in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Louisiana, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.

Peninsula Polymers Inc. will be the primary distributors for these products in the following states: Connecticut, Delaware, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Minnesota, Montana, Michigan, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Wisconsin, and West Virginia.

“We are working with our new distributors to ensure our customers a seamless transition,” said Eric Kaiser regional president, Coatex Inc. “Undisrupted supply and ongoing support for technical and commercial needs are our key priorities and we are working with our new distribution partners to ensure that these are continued without interruption.”