IMCD Group B.V. has signed an agreement to distribute Arizona Chemical’s refinery product lines in Western Europe. Effective Jan. 1, 2012, IMCD will assume responsibility for the commercial relationship, technical support and logistics for Arizona Chemical's customers in Western Europe.
Arizona is a producer and refiner of pine chemicals. For personal care, it offers a line of bio-renewable polymers. According to IMCD, the distribution agreement will strengthen its portfolio of intermediates and raw materials. Arizona Chemical will use IMCD's experience in Western Europe to grow its understanding of customer needs in the area and expand its customer base.
Arizona Chemical also recently selected ProTec Ingredia Ltd. to distribute its personal care polymers in the United Kingdom. It also recently selected Luigi & Felice Castelli to distribute its personal care polymers in Italy.