Omya, a leading global producer of industrial minerals and a worldwide distributor of speciality chemicals, is pleased to announce the further expansion of its distribution agreement with KRONOS Worldwide, Inc.
Omya has been appointed the official agent and distributor of KRONOS titanium dioxide pigments in the Philippines.
Starting October 1, Omya will provide service to new and existing customers in the paints and coatings, thermoplastic polymers and elastomers and adhesives industry.
This agreement adds another important market to Omya’s representation of KRONOS in the Asia Pacific region, covering already Australia, New Zealand, China, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Nepal.
KRONOS relies on Omya’s well-renowned technical assistance and analytical service capabilities, which include a regional Technology Center in Singapore, to grow its business.
“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.
"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,” commented Stewart Richardson, Senior Vice President Sales.
Sander Herden, Director of Distribution Services – Asia Pacific at Omya, added: “I am so pleased with the development of our partnership with Kronos in the Asia Pacific Region.
"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.”