Azelis to distribute Hexigone’s corrosion inhibitors for coatings market

Azelis announces a new distribution agreement with Hexigone, a UK-based manufacturer of smart corrosion inhibitors. Azelis will distribute Hexigone’s Intelli-ion® corrosion inhibitors across mainland Europe, Turkey, Ukraine and the Baltics region.

This new mandate, focusing on ‘chemically-intelligent’ coatings, goes hand-in-hand with Azelis’ focus on sustainability and innovation. The Hexigone product range allows Azelis to provide new solutions for anti-corrosion coatings and applications. This new distribution agreement furthers Azelis’ strategy of organic growth with leading partners.

Hexigone’s focus on sustainability and replacing traditional heavy metals, phosphates and toxic chromates with manufactured organic additives, is in-line with Azelis’ commitment to sustainability.

The Hexigone product range offers superior anti-corrosion properties for a wide-range of platforms whilst being fully sustainable, partially manufactured from materials previously destined for landfill and increasing metal assets’ lifecycles.

This agreement covers Hexigone’s Intelli-ion® corrosion inhibitors, which can be used in a wide-range of products, including protective coatings, architectural and construction, military and commercial aerospace, automotive OEM and refinishing, and powder coatings.

Frank Bakhuizen, Market Segment Director CASE EMEA at Azelis, comments: “With Hexigone’s fully sustainable, ‘chemically-intelligent’ and highly effective products, our customers will not only gain the environmental benefits but also the cost savings. We have strong teams across the region and with Hexigone’s game-changing technology, we look forward to bringing Intelli-ion corrosion inhibitors to the market.”

Patrick Dodds, CEO at Hexigone, adds: “We are excited to collaborate with Azelis to maximise on both companies' strengths to supply our customers with new market-leading solutions for anti-corrosion coatings. Azelis' clear focus on sustainability and innovation, along with the extensive technical expertise and formulation support capabilities are fully in-line with our priorities and make it clear that they’re the right partner for Hexigone.”

With more than 60 application labs around the world, each dedicated to a single market segment, Azelis is constantly working on innovative projects with customers and suppliers. Azelis’ CASE application labs are staffed by industry experts worldwide and are able to help create new products, refine processes, and develop commercial advantages for all applications.

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