CARPENTERSVILLE, Ill. and CLEVELAND (April 16, 2019) – Today Polynt-Reichhold and IMCD, a leading distributor of specialty chemicals and food ingredients, announced that effective June 23, 2019, IMCD will become Polynt-Reichhold's exclusive North American coatings resin distributor with the expansion of their existing distribution agreement to include the Southern United States. The additional states are Ala., Ark., Fla., Ga., La., Miss., N.C., Okla., S.C., Tenn., and Texas. 

Polynt-Reichhold brands available from IMCD include ACRYLAMAC®, ADMEROL®, ALCURE®, AMBERLAC®, AQUAMAC®, ARCHEMIS®, AROFLINT®, AROLON®, AROPLAZ®, AROTUFTM, BECKOSOL®, BECKOSOL AQ®, CARBAMAC®, CHEMACOIL®, DURAMAC®, EPOTUF®, FINE-CLAD®, FINE-TONE®, HYDREAU®, KELSOL®, MACOPOL®, POLYMAC®, REZIMAC®, UROTUF® and SYNTHEMUL®.

Alessandro Verde, Polynt-Reichhold's Business Manager of Coatings, stated, “Polynt and IMCD are committed to providing the highest level of product access to all customers throughout North America. IMCD offers strategic warehouse locations, provides top level customer support, and has increased their coverage throughout the region. We have great expectations that our broadened relationship with IMCD will further strengthen our service to our valued customers.”

“The expansion of our business with Polynt reflects IMCD's commitment to provide coast-to-coast technical sales expertise for all our core market segments in North America,” said Marcus Jordan, IMCD Americas President. “IMCD's collaboration with global leaders like Polynt, enable us to deliver best-in-class solutions that not only address formulation challenges, but inspire marketplace innovation. We are pleased to continue this journey with Polynt throughout North America.”

About Polynt-Reichhold Group

The Polynt-Reichhold Group, established through the merger of Polynt Composites and Reichhold, is a global leader in thermosetting resins used for coatings, composites and gel coats. The Polynt-Reichhold Group has a presence on five continents, 3300 employees and 2,5 Bil/USD turnover, 40 plants and  specialized global research centers around the globe. Polynt Americas is headquartered in Carpentersville, IL.

For additional information please visit www.polynt.com/en and www.reichhold.com.  

About IMCD

IMCD is a market-leader in the sales, marketing and distribution of specialty chemicals and food ingredients. Its result-driven professionals provide market-focused solutions to suppliers and customers across EMEA, Asia-Pacific and Americas, offering a range of comprehensive product portfolios, including innovative formulations that embrace industry trends.

Listed at Euronext, Amsterdam (IMCD), IMCD realized revenues of EUR 2,379 million in 2018 with nearly 2,800 employees in over 45 countries on 6 continents. IMCD's dedicated team of technical and commercial experts work in close partnership to tailor best in class solutions and provide value through expertise for around 43,000 customers and a diverse range of world class suppliers.

For further information, please visit www.imcdgroup.com or www.imcdus.com.

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