CHARLOTTE, NC – Specialty chemicals company Clariant announced a new partnership with Lintech International LLC to solely distribute its pigments for the plastics, coatings and printing ink markets across the entire United States, effective Aug. 1, 2018. The product portfolio of Clariant’s Business Unit Pigments includes organic pigments, organic dyes and pigment dispersions.

“We believe this expansion of our partnership will improve service offerings and logistics to our plastics, coating and printing ink customers serviced through distribution across the United States,” said Brandon Devis, Director of Sales and Marketing, North American Coatings, Clariant Business Unit Pigments.

Headquartered in Macon, Georga, Lintech has 13 warehouses across the nation and has been the authorized distributor for Clariant Pigments for five years in the Southeastern, Southwestern, and Western regions for the coatings and inks markets. Since February 2017, Lintech has been sole distributor in the United States for Clariant Plastics & Rubber Pigment Products.

“We are very pleased with the opportunity to continue to develop our partnership with Clariant,” said Chuck Churn, Director of Principle Relations, Lintech. He added, “As a long-standing supplier for Lintech, Clariant’s industry-leading brand and broad portfolio of high-performance pigments, dispersions and dyes are a perfect fit in our overall portfolio for our strategically targeted markets and customers.”