MENEN, Belgium - Cappelle Pigments has named several new agent partners within the North American market in order to improve its presence and continued growth in the region.

Within the United States, the new partners are EM Sullivan Associates Inc. for the East Coast, Dowd and Guild Inc. for the West, D&F Distributing Inc. in the South and Chem-Materials Co. in the Midwest.

Cappelle is continuing its long-term partnership with Strauch Chemical Distributors Inc., based in Burr Ridge, IL. Strauch represents Cappelle in the upper Midwest territory and has partnered with Cappelle for more than 30 years.

In Canada, Cappelle is represented by Azelis Canada, formerly the Unipex group. Azelis distributes Cappelle products throughout the Canadian market. Cappelle has been represented by Azelis for the past four years.