NEUSS, Germany — Venator and Grolman Group announced a cooperation agreement for ultramarine and manganese violet pigments in Spain and Portugal. Both companies have a long-standing relationship covering several other European countries, and the expansion of the current business model will allow them to extend customer reach.

Venator is a leading supplier for ultramarine blue, violet and pink as well as manganese violet pigments. The company is a leader in ultramarine technology in a wide variety of end applications.

The Grolman Group brings significant technical expertise in the pigment sector and has been involved in the ultramarine and manganese violet pigments business for decades. The Grolman Group is run by the fifth generation of the Grolman family since it was established in 1855.