Nalco Focuses on Personal Care

Nalco Co. recently announced it has formed a partnership with S&D Chemicals Ltd. and S&D Chesham GmbH to expand its sales and service in the European personal care and household products market.

The S&D Chemicals operations will be based on Harrow, England, and will distribute many of Nalco's polymers and preservatives in Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and the Ukraine. Additionally, S&D Chesham GmbH, based in Bergisch Gladbach, Germany, will distribute anionic polymers, in addition to the polymers and preservatives S&D Chemicals will distribute, to Germany, Austria and Luxembourg.

According to Nalco Co., these two alliances will expand the company's offerings to key European countries.

The company also announced the appointment of Pieter de Vries to the European personal care sales direct team as senior account manager. He will assume the responsibility for Germany, Benelux, Scandinavia, Eastern Europe and Turkey.

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