LEADGATE, England - Devine Chemicals Ltd., Leadgate, England, has expanded its range of metal complex dyes from Taiwanese company Ming-Zu Chemical Industry Ltd. to meet increasing market demand for environmentally friendly products.

Devine Chemicals promotes, stocks and distributes Ming-Zu’s range of high-grade liquid and powder metal complex dyes to manufacturers in building and construction, agrochemicals, plastics, coatings, and inks. The relationship, which began in 1994, also provides Ming-Zu Chemical Industry Ltd. with its only route to the UK market.

Founded in 1990, Ming-Zu Chemical Industry Ltd. manufactures and supplies high-grade metal complex dyes including MECOFAST G Series metal complex dyes, which are soluble in a wide range of solvents including ethyl alcohol and methyl ethyl ketone (MEK). They are suitable for use in a range of applications including wood stains and coatings, and inks.

Dan Devine, Commercial Director at Devine Chemicals Ltd. commented, “We are thrilled to have partnered with Ming-Zu over the last 22 years to distribute their high-grade metal complex dyes, and the addition of their environmentally friendly range of products significantly enhances our offering.”

“As environmental considerations continue to grow in importance, we are seeing an increase in demand from our customers for more sustainable products to use in their manufacturing processes. The MECOFAST G Series from Ming-Zu enables us to offer our customers high-grade liquid and powder metal complex dyes that provide excellent performance whilst meeting tight environmental regulations.”