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DuPont Titanium Technologies and Omya Inc. Announce Partnership

January 17, 2013

DuPont Titanium Technologies has formed a new distribution agreement with Omya, Inc.  Omya, through its subsidiary companies Durr Marketing Associates, Azalea Color Company and Lipscomb Chemical Company, will become a national distributor and represent DuPont Titanium Technologies’ products in all 50 U.S. states as well as Western Canada. 

Omya is a worldwide distributor of specialty chemical products focused on Industrial and Life Science applications and a leading global producer of industrial minerals, mainly fillers and pigments derived from calcium carbonate and dolomite.  Omya’s distribution network extends from coast to coast across the United States.

“We see an outstanding fit between Omya’s approach to the markets we serve together and expect that this partnership will improve our market position and better serve our customers in North America,” said Miren Salsamendi, North America director, DuPont Titanium Technologies. 

Tony Colak, CEO for Omya Region Americas stated, “We are very excited to extend our relationship with DuPont, the global market leader in titanium dioxide pigments which are critical to the formulations used by many of our customers.”

Omya is a leading global producer of industrial minerals, mainly fillers and pigments derived from calcium carbonate and dolomite, and a worldwide distributor of chemical products. The company‘s major markets are paper, polymers, building materials (paints, coatings, sealants, adhesives and construction) as well as life sciences (food, feed, pharma, cosmetics, environment and agriculture).

Founded in 1884 in Switzerland, Omya now has a global presence extending to more than 100 locations in more than 50 countries and 7,000 employees.

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