CHESTER, SC – Specialty Polymers Inc. has signed an agreement with Jose Olivieri of Olivieri & Associates to be the company's new sales agent in Costa Rica, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic and the Caribbean.

Specialty Polymers Inc.'s partnership with Olivieri & Associates will enable the numerous paint, coatings and adhesive companies based in the region to have access to the innovative water-based emulsion polymers and adhesives for which Specialty Polymers is known.

Olivieri & Associates has more than 30 years of experience in the distribution of raw materials, containers, production machinery, and retail systems for the paint, coatings, adhesives, inks and construction industries throughout the Latin America and Caribbean region. The new partnership with Specialty Polymers will add water-based emulsion polymers to the company's portfolio of products.