The Specialty Additives business of Solutia Inc. recently presented Howard Guild, president of Dowd and Guild Inc. (San Ramon, CA) with its 2007 North American “Distributor of the Year” award in achievement for attaining outstanding sales growth for Solutia's specialty additive products in its 11-state West Coast distribution sales area. The award was also given in acknowledgement of outstanding technical and commercial support during the test marketing of SolusolyTM2075 in California's south coast air quality management district (SCAQMD).
“Dowd and Guild is very
knowledgeable about our products and applications,” said Wing Kwang, business
director for Solutia’s Specialty Additives business. “We have been extremely
pleased with its work, which has been instrumental in responding to increased
market demand for our Solusolv 2075 product, a low odor, ultra-low VOC
coalescing aid and part of Solutia's Butvar®portfolio
of polyvinyl butyral (PVB) based resins and aqueous dispersions,”
Howard Guild said, “We are
thrilled to receive Solutia's Distributor of the Year Award. Our strategy has
always been to be the best super-regional chemical distributor serving
customers in the western United States. We are very pleased with Solutia's
recognition of our efforts and look forward to many more years of collaboration
Butvar PVB resin additives
provide enhanced adhesion, flexibility and toughness in a variety of solventborne
and melt-cure applications. Butvar PVB aqueous dispersions are formulated in
temporary and permanent waterborne coating applications while adding near-zero
volatile organic compounds.
For more information, visitwww.dowandguild.com.