CINCINNATI — Omya announced a new distribution agreement with SONGWON Industrial Group. Starting April 9, 2018, Omya will represent SONGWON as the national distributor of its full line of UV absorbers, HALS, selected photoinitiators, and antioxidants in the coatings, adhesives, and construction markets throughout the United States and Canada. The new agreement builds on a longstanding distribution partnership between Omya and SONGWON in the plastics market.

SONGWON, headquartered in Ulsan, South Korea, is a global producer of polymer stabilizers and a leader in the development, production and supply of specialty chemicals.

Omya is a leading global producer of industrial minerals, mainly fillers and pigments derived from calcium carbonate and dolomite, and a worldwide distributor of specialty chemicals.