ITASCA, IL - Elementis Specialties has appointed Fitz Chem Corp. to represent the company in the Southwest. Fitz Chem now serves coatings, adhesive, inks and sealant customers in Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas and Oklahoma.

“We are excited to have Fitz Chem represent us in the Southwest and are confident that they will provide a high level of service that our customers require,” said David Brown, Director of Coatings NA for Elementis Specialties.

“We are very excited to be given the opportunity to expand our relationship with Elementis,” said Bob Becker, Fitz Chem Chairman. “This expansion represents a tremendous opportunity for a long-standing relationship between our two companies and will provide excellent service to our mutual customers in the Southwest.”

Elementis Specialties provides rheology and other functional additives that are used to enhance the performance of customers’ products.