Effective September 1, Coatex has changed the distributors of its rheological additives for the paints, coatings, adhesives, and sealants markets in North America. Affected products are sold under the Coapur™, Rheotech™, VIscoatex™, Thixol™, Polyphobe™, Ecodis™, and Coadis™ trade names. The new primary distributors for these products have been divided as follows:

  • Northspec Chemical in Canada
  • Omya Specialty Materials, Inc. in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Louisiana, Mississippi, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming
  • Peninsula Polymers Inc. in Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin

“Due to recent changes in the North American chemical distribution market, we took the opportunity to evaluate and change our distribution channels in North America,” said Eric Kaiser, regional president. “We believe our customers will be best served through these new regionally-focused partners. The distributors we have chosen to work with have the resources and expertise to help us deliver valuable technical solutions to our customers.”

“We are working with our new distributors to ensure our customers a seamless transition. Undisrupted supply and ongoing support for technical and commercial needs are our key priorities and we are working with our new distribution partners to ensure that these are continued without interruption.”

For more information, visit www.coatex.com.