SAN RAMON, CA — Cathay Industries has appointed Dowd and Guild Inc. as the distributor for its natural and synthetic iron oxide pigments in the western United States effective Sept. 1, 2019. Cathay Industries is a leading global producer of the highest quality iron oxide pigments. Its complete range of products covers iron, chrome and zinc ferrite oxides suitable for various applications that include the coatings, inks and adhesives industries. Dowd and Guild Inc. is proud to be the supplier of Cathay Industries iron oxide pigments in the West.

Chuck Hoover, Cathay’s Vice President for Coatings, Plastics & Specialty Markets, said, “We at Cathay Industries are excited to have Dowd and Guild Inc. representing us. Many of Cathay’s personnel have previously worked with Dowd and Guild and their people. We anticipate our customers will see a seamless transition to Dowd and Guild. As a global manufacturer, Cathay Industries needs strong local representation and warehousing. Whether the material is manufactured in Virginia or JiangSu, Dowd and Guild can ensure the right material is accessible to our customers when they need it.”