CHEMCENTRAL has been appointed North American distributor for Gabriel Performance Products' new GPM-800, a mercaptan-based epoxy-hardening agent used in 5-minute capable epoxy adhesives and coatings. GMP-800 is the newest addition to the Gabriel Performance Products line of mercaptan products, produced at its Ashtabula, OH, plant - the sole commercial production facility for these products in North America since 1960. CHEMCENTRAL is the world's leading independent distributor of industrial solvents and chemicals. It currently operates full service distribution facilities throughout the U.S., Canada and Mexico, in addition to joint ventures in Asia and India. CHEMCENTRAL is also a founding member of CHEMWORLD Alliance, a global chemical distribution partnership.