Reichhold, Inc. recently announced an agreement to expand its distribution network in the U.S. Pacific Northwest (Washington, Oregon, Montana, Idaho and Colorado) with the addition of TCR Industries and PT Hutchins as authorized agents for Reichhold coating resin products.

"Our new agreements with TCR Industries and P.T. Hutchins will strengthen our distribution sales coverage for Reichhold's coating resins, enabling us to better serve our customers throughout the Pacific Northwest region," said Martin Horrocks, distribution sales manager for Reichhold's Coatings Division. "Both of these firms are experienced specialty chemicals distributors, and our agreements with them will provide our customers with the highest level of customer service and sales support." Both distribution agreements take effect July 1, 2009.

Reichhold products were previously distributed in this territory by LV Lomas Ltd., of Delta, British Columbia (Canada). LV Lomas will continue to be Reichhold's exclusive distributor for all resin products in Canada.

TCR Industries will handle Reichhold resin products AMBERLAC®, AROPLAZ®, AROLON®, BECKOSOL®, KELSOL®, SYNTHEMUL®and UROTUF®.

P.T. Hutchins will handle Reichhold's EPOTUF®product.

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