CHARLOTTE, NC — BASF signed an agreement with specialty chemicals distributor Ribelin, an Azelis company, to manage BASF's portfolio of kaolin products in the West and Southwest United States. The business will be fully transitioned by Dec. 1, 2018.

"There's tremendous opportunity with this territory expansion as we continue to strengthen our relationship with Azelis," said Jan Jeffries, Kaolin Sales Director, BASF. "Our kaolin customers will greatly benefit from Ribelin’s technical expertise and great customer service."