The LEL Group has welcomed Kemiropa into the European Alliance of Independent Technical Distribution Specialists. At a ceremony in Istanbul on June 9, 2008, Turkey was added as the final European country in which LEL members provide a local technical sales and pan-european logistics force to manufacturers of speciality chemicals.
LEL, founded in 1999, is a joint venture of six independent, privately owned distributors with 260 years of combined LEL operational experience in Europe. Global manufacturers of speciality chemicals achieve €279 million of industry leading technical sales, locally, through the LEL Group. The alliance members are C. H. Erbslöh KG, Kemiropa, Lake Chemicals and Minerals Ltd., Lavollée Chimie S.A., URAI S.p.A. and Zeus Química S.A.