Michelman recently announced a new distribution agreement with Omya, a global producer of calcium carbonate and a worldwide distributor of specialty chemicals. Omya will be the exclusive distributor for Michelman’s surface modifiers and wax emulsion product line to coatings markets in Canada.

“We’ve partnered with Omya, partly due to their commitment to implementing sustainability throughout all areas of their company,” said Eric Vrabel, director of Sales for Michelman. “Our purpose is Innovating a Sustainable Future, and Omya provides products from responsibly sourced materials to meet current and future generations’ needs. Omya has the expertise to help customers excel in the diverse range of markets they serve with sustainable and responsible solutions. Furthermore, this agreement will enable us to enhance our presence in this region.”

“We are excited for the opportunity to distribute Michelman surface modifiers and wax emulsion technologies into the paints and coatings markets,” said Mark Fungfook, product manager for Omya Construction USA & Canada. “Michelman’s products align with our industrial minerals and specialty chemicals distribution to effectively deliver customer solutions. Michelman is a leader in wax emulsion technology, and together we look forward to success providing value to our customers.”

To learn more about Michelman, visit www.michelman.com. For more information about Omya, visit www.omya.com.