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Azelis Americas expands lube, MWF distribution partnership with BASF

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Azelis Americas announced that BASF has expanded its partnership with Monson, an Azelis Americas company, to distribute BASF’s premium line of lubricant and metalworking additive components. Monson, based in Leominster, Massachusetts, U.S.A. is a leading provider of lubricant and metalworking fluid (MWF) products to the industry.

The portfolio of BASF products now available from Monson include: Breox®, Pluracol®, Plurasafe®, Synative®, Amine® O, Sarkosyl® O, Prostab® 5198, Irganox®, Irgacor®, Irgapac®, Irgaflo®, Irgafos®, and Irgamet®.

This distribution partnership with BASF in the Americas expands and enhances Azelis Americas’ strategic growth with one of its key principals, and reinforces Monson’s position as a leading lubricant and metalworking additive distributor in the U.S. with an industry-focused, dedicated technical sales team and application lab. It also provides organic growth opportunity through formulation initiatives and Azelis’ industry leading digital marketing platforms.

Azelis came to being in 2001 with the merger of Novorchem, in Italy, and Arnaud, in France. With global headquarters in Luxembourg, Azelis is a leading distributor of specialty chemicals and food ingredients present in more than 40 countries across the globe with around 2,000 employees.