Adhesives Magazine

LANXESS CORP. TAPS TWO DISTRIBUTORS TO SELL INORGANIC PIGMENTS

September 1, 2008

LANXESS Corp.’s Inorganic Pigments Group (IPG), Pittsburgh, recently announced an agreement with Dowd and Guild Inc. and J.F. Shelton Co. to sell the chemical company’s BAYFERROX® inorganic pigments. California-based Dowd and Guild Inc. will focus on pigment sales in California, Hawaii, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico. J.F. Shelton Co., a Washington-based distributor, will focus its efforts in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana and Wyoming. In addition to selling BAYFERROX inorganic pigments, both companies will distribute IPG’s Chrome Oxide Green and natural iron oxide pigments.

Both distributors will sell the inorganic pigments to the plastic, rubber, coatings, ink, adhesive, composite and pet food industries. The pigments are produced by LANXESS, using ISO-certified state-of-the-art manufacturing technologies that undergo quality checks throughout the entire process to assure color consistency. These BAYFERROX pigments are produced in Germany and Brazil.

BAYFERROX is a registered trademark of Bayer AG, Germany.

For more information, visit www.lanxess.com.