WESTPORT, CT/MEXICO CITY – Megafarma, an Azelis company, has been authorized by Celanese to distribute its emulsion polymers in Mexico, in accordance with in a new distribution agreement between the parties. The non-exclusive distribution agreement includes the following Celanese products: Resyn®, Tufcor®, Vinac®, Dur-O-Set®, Avicor®, Celvolit®, EcoVAE® and Flexbond®. The agreement is effective immediately.

The new agreement leverages existing Azelis Americas CASE assets, including application labs, digital platforms, technical and market intelligence, in the Mexican market. It is in line with Azelis’ corporate strategy of organic growth through the expansion of existing relationships with key principals into new territories.

Sidnei Lamim, Latin America Sales Director, Celanese acetyls business, said, “Celanese is pleased to expand our distribution relationship and to offer our emulsion polymers portfolio of products through Megafarma, via adhesives, coatings, sealants and elastomers. Celanese aims to be the emulsions provider of choice in the industries we serve globally, including paints and coatings, adhesives, non-wovens, carpet, glass fibers, textiles, paper, and building/construction. We have an ongoing commitment to innovation and technology development in these industries.”

Dan Gruber, Managing Director, New Business Development, Azelis Americas CASE, said, “Celanese and Azelis have a terrific working relationship. We have partnered together for many years in the U.S. and Canada CASE market. Expanding this relationship to Mexico is a great opportunity for both of us. The emulsion polymer technology from Celanese is best in class and we look forward to growing the CASE business in Mexico.”