Gelest Inc., Morrisville, PA, has announced the appointment of Derbyshire, England-based Fluorochem Ltd. as the exclusive distributor of Gelest silane, metal-organic and silicone catalog products in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

Founded in 1967, Fluorochem Ltd. has grown over the years to become one of the UK’s foremost chemical catalog companies serving the high-technology sectors. The company has well-established warehousing and logistics, and a technically trained staff with the ability to service customer requirements.

Opportunities abound in the UK and Ireland for silane, metal-organic and silicone products in a variety of advanced technology industries, including microelectronics, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, diagnostics, optics and optoelectronics, and specialty adhesives, sealants, and coatings. This has created a demand for sales support and locally warehoused products in the region, and Gelest and Fluorochem have positioned themselves to respond.

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