THE WOODLANDS, Texas, March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nexeo Solutions, a global leader in chemical distribution, announced today that they have finalized an exclusive distribution agreement with Arkema Coating Resins, a business unit of Arkema Inc., to distribute ENCOR® acrylic and styrene acrylic emulsion products for floor care applications throughout the US and Canada.
Nexeo Solutions already has a successful partnership with Arkema in other markets across North America, and is continually expanding its product portfolio and geographic reach. Dan Matheny, Vice President of Product Line Management, Nexeo Solutions said, "We are extremely pleased to have reached this agreement with Arkema. We believe the addition of the ENCOR® product line further strengthens the leading position of Nexeo Solutions in the Household, Industrial & Institutional (HI&I) markets across the country."
The agreement grants exclusive distribution rights to Arkema's floor care resin product line to Nexeo Solutions in the US and Canada. Current products within the line include zinc cross linked resins, zinc free resins, concentrates, floor leveling aid, and opacifier marketed under the ENCOR® trade name. In addition to the marketing and distribution of Arkema's floor care line, Nexeo Solutions will provide a variety of dedicated technical resources such as formulation, lab and application assistance.About Nexeo Solutions Nexeo Solutions is the largest global chemical distributor with a centralized business model. The company provides broad logistics capabilities, in-depth market knowledge and dedicated technical expertise. As a private company employing more than 2300 employees with operations across United States and Canada, Europe and Asia, Nexeo Solutions is a leading distributor of chemicals, plastics, composites and environmental services. Learn more at www.nexeosolutions.com. About Arkema A global chemical company and France's leading chemicals producer, Arkema is building the future of the chemical industry every day. Deploying a responsible, innovation-based approach, we produce state-of-the-art specialty chemicals that provide customers with practical solutions to such challenges as climate change, access to drinking water, the future of energy, fossil fuel preservation and the need for lighter materials. With operations in more than 40 countries, some 14,000 employees and 10 research centers, Arkema generates annual revenue of $8.3 billion, and holds leadership positions in all its markets with a portfolio of internationally recognized brands. SOURCE Nexeo Solutions