Azelis extends distribution agreement with Merck for Russian market

Azelis announced that it has extended its distribution agreement with Merck and it will partner up for distribution in the Russian CASE, personal care and food & health markets

Azelis, a leading distributor of speciality chemicals and food ingredients has extended its distribution agreement with Merck and has agreed to partner up for distribution in the Russian CASE, personal care and food & health markets, effective immediately.

Highlights & rationale

  • Extension of existing distribution agreements between Azelis and Merck with a mandate for personal care, food, CASE and electronic applications markets in Russia.
  • Widening of product portfolio with first class pigments, active ingredients and high quality chemical raw materials which enables customers to create world-class products.
  • Successful European partnership with Merck for more than 20 years has facilitated this.

Peter Heinig, Group Principal Manager Azelis, said: “Russian customers know the innovative and highly reputable products of Merck well and we are very proud to add Merck’s products to our product portfolio in Russia. I am convinced that our team in the Moscow office will create a further success story which will lead to new mandate opportunities in the future.”

Azelis commenced business in Russia in 2008, first catering to the food & health market. Soon after, Azelis expanded business into personal care, plastic polymers, coatings and pharmaceutical markets. Azelis Russia provides technical developments and support for customers from both Azelis’ offices and warehousing facilities in Moscow, St Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, Novosibirsk and Krasnodar, all conveniently located across Russia, safeguarding short lead times and cost-efficient deliveries.

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