said it reached an agreement with Dérivés Résiniques et Terpéniques (DRT), the French manufacturer of rosin and turpentine derivatives extracted from pine chemicals, which becomes effective Oct. 1, 2019.
The new partnership will secure the distribution of tall oil fatty acids and distilled tall oil throughout Europe (with the exception of Spain and Portugal) into the chemicals, lubricants and CASE markets.
The new mandate follows the termination of the partnership between Ingevity and DRT;
Azelis becomes direct and exclusive distributor, securing the reliable, continued supply of TOFA and DTO into the European market;
“With this partnership, Azelis can grant continuity in the supply of European sourced TOFA (Resinoline BD-2) and DTO (Resinoline BD 25-30) into the market," said Javier Miranda, market segment manager Lubricants & MWF at Azelis EMEA.