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ITALMATCH - OQEMA Distribution Partnership statement

Liedberg, Germany – 16th January 2020 - ITALMATCH CHEMICALS, a leading global specialty chemical group focusing on the research and development,  production and marketing of performance additives for water & process treatment, oil & gas, industrial lubricants and plastics, and OQEMA AG, a European market-leader in the sales, marketing and distribution of specialty chemicals and food Ingredients – have entered into a sole distribution partnership for Italmatch’s AWS (Advanced Water Solutions) product range in Benelux, France, Germany, Switzerland, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine and Baltics. ITALMATCH’s AWS product range includes Dequest®,  Dequest® FS & Turpinal® phosphonate grades, Dequest® P / PB,  Bellasol®, Belclene® & Belsperse® LMW polymer grades, BromiCide® Biocides, Belcor® / Bricorr® corrosion inhibitors and Qualifloc® flocculant grades.

Mark Eyers, Global VP, Advanced Water Solutions BU, ITALMATCH CHEMICALS, comments,  "We look forward to this new distribution partnership with OQEMA. OQEMA’s strong market and application experience i.e. in the Home Care and Industrial & Institutional (HI&I) cleaning markets, its proven performance as a value creator in the distribution markets combined with its willingness and capability to represent the complete ITALMATCH AWS product range are a good guarantee for a successful collaboration’’. 

Dr. James Berwick, European Specialty Group Director, OQEMA AG, comments, "As a leading distributor of specialty products across an expanding European geography of 20 countries, the water & process treatment and cleaning solutions range of ITALMATCH represents a strong addition to our portfolio. As OQEMA continues to build a wider HI&I range, we are increasingly focused on bringing the leaders and innovators with strong brand and market reputation into key areas of our portfolio. We are therefore very proud to be the sole distributor for ITALMATCH’s Advanced Water Solutions product range in some major European countries, and our technical sales experts and teams are ready to offer the ITALMATCH’s Advanced Water Solutions product range to our customer base.”