PARSIPPANY, NJ — Evonik Corp.’s Coatings Additives Business Line has reorganized its distribution network in North America. The transition period has started and will be fully implemented by November 2018.

“With an expanded product portfolio and expertise from three legacy businesses of Evonik and Air Products’ Performance Material Division, the new business line Coatings Additives is in a fortunate situation to be able to deliver additional value to our coatings and inks customers. As an extension of our sales force, our distribution partners play a critical role in this value delivery,” said John Kennedy, Vice President, Coating Additives Americas. “This new, streamlined distribution network of Evonik’s Coating Additives Business Line will help us deliver on this promise with speed, efficiency and simplicity.”

New distributors for the Coating Additives Business Line include Dorsett & Jackson Inc. in the West, Palmer Holland Inc. in the Midwest, IMCD US LLC in the Northeast, Chem-Materials Co. for additives in the South, Kohl Marketing Inc. for silica coatings and inks in the South, L.V. Lomas Limited in Canada, and First Quality Chemicals S.A. de C.V. in Mexico.

During the transition period, Evonik Coating Additives Business Line and its new distributors will honor existing contracts and will work to ensure a smooth transition.

For any inquiries regarding the transition plan, contact