Omya recently announced the further expansion of its distribution agreement with KRONOS Worldwide, Inc., having been appointed the official agent and distributor of KRONOS titanium dioxide pigments in the Philippines. Omya is now servicing new and existing customers in the region’s paints and coatings, thermoplastic polymers and elastomers, and adhesives industries. This agreement represents another market for Omya’s representation of KRONOS in the Asia-Pacific region, in addition to Australia, New Zealand, China, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Nepal.
“Having Omya in place as our agent and distributor for the Philippines continues to strengthen both the partnership between Omya and KRONOS as well as the strong global network that KRONOS offers,” said Stewart Richardson, senior vice president of Sales. “We look forward to support our existing and new customers with value added service such as just in time capability that Omya’s local representation offer. We strive to preserve and continue to increase our footprint in the market being the leading global TiO2 suppliers with their knowledge of the market.”
“I am so pleased with the development of our partnership with Kronos in the Asia Pacific Region,” said Sander Herden, Omya’s director of Distribution Services for Asia-Pacific. “KRONOS is really able to see the value that Omya can bring from a customers’ perspective and this shows in the latest expansion of our partnership to the Philippines. There will be a big benefit to the customers from our technical capabilities and distribution expertise.”