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IMCD to distribute Evonik’s Performance Materials range of sodium and potassium alkoxides in UK, Ireland, Nordics, France, Spain, Portugal, and The Netherlands

Evonik and IMCD are pleased to announce that they have reached an agreement on the distribution of Evonik’s range of sodium and potassium alkoxides in UK, Ireland, Nordics, France, Spain, Portugal, and The Netherlands.

From June 1, 2020, IMCD, a leading distributor of specialty chemicals and food ingredients, will distribute the materials into industrial and pharmaceutical markets, supporting existing customers and growing the business further. Omega 3 markets are not included in the agreement.


Alexander Weber, Vice President Alkoxides & Potassium Derivatives, Business Line Functional Solutions commented: “We are delighted to announce this new distribution partnership – which combines the strength of both parties as leaders in the speciality chemicals sector. The combination of Evonik’s focus on innovation and state-of-the-art product quality and services, coupled with IMCD’s commitment to technically driven sales and customer proximity form a solid foundation for the future of this partnership and the success of both companies.” 


Chris Young, IMCD Regulated Synthesis Director added: “We are extremely pleased to be working with Evonik, the global leader in sodium and potassium alkoxides. IMCD’s in-depth knowledge of the pharmaceutical and industrial synthesis markets will enable us to serve well the existing customers as well as allowing opportunities to grow the business for this key range of products.”


IMCD will market the full range of sodium and potassium alkoxides offered by Evonik. These products form an important chemical substance category, used in a wide variety of reactions and applications. The alkoxides can be used as both reagents and catalysts in applications and markets including pharma & healthcare, flavours & additives, and industrial chemical manufacturing.


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