MACON, Ga.—Lintech International L.L.C. signed U.S. distribution agreements with Sasol's Performance Chemicals Division and Clariant International Ltd.
With Sasol's exclusive agreement, effective June 1, Lintech will manage its portfolio of industrial waxes for the inks, paints, coatings and select adhesive markets.
The portfolio includes Fischer-Tropsch, paraffin and microcrystalline waxes along with petroleum jellies, according to a Lintech release.
Lintech's U.S. presence in the coatings and inks market, along with its technical sales organization, gives Sasol the ability to align its resources to grow target markets, said Jeanine Snyder, market development manager of industrial wax for Sasol.
For Clariant, Lintech will solely distribute its pigments for the plastics, coating and printing ink markets in the U.S., effective Aug. 1.
Clariant's business unit pigments portfolio includes organic pigments, organic dyes and pigment dispersions.
The expansion will improve service offerings and logistics to the segment, Brandon Devis, director of sales and marketing, North American coatings, Clariant business unit pigments, said in a statement.
Lintech is a national specialty chemical distributor of resins, monomers, additives, pigments and performance materials. It has 13 regional warehouses across the U.S.