BASF has signed a distribution agreement with Chemroy, a leading distributor of specialty chemicals, to manage its portfolio of antioxidants, base stocks, surfactants and additives throughout Canada. The agreement includes lubricant additives and components of metalworking fluids. The agreement is effective 1 June 2018.
The product brands include Irganox, Irgacor, Irgalube, Irgaflo, Synative, Plurasafe and Breox.
“Chemroy’s industry expertise, agility and adaptability to meeting individual customers’ needs makes them the right distributor for our lubricant additives and metalworking products in Canada,” said Eric Escobar, director of Corporate Distribution, BASF.
The global business unit Fuel and Lubricant Solutions is a leading supplier to the transportation and mineral oil industries worldwide and part of BASF’s Performance Chemicals division. Offerings cover fuel performance packages, refinery additives, polyisobutenes, engine coolants and brake fluids as well as lubricant additives, compounded lubricants, synthetic base stocks and components for metalworking fluids.
The business unit has its main facilities in Ludwigshafen, Germany, Cincinnati and Florham Park in the U.S.A., Nanjing and Shanghai in China, as well as Sao Paulo, Brazil. Research and development are mainly driven out of Ludwigshafen, Germany, Tarrytown, U.S.A. and Shanghai, China.