OFTRINGEN, Switzerland — Omya, producer of industrial minerals and distributor of specialty chemicals, announced a new distribution agreement with Coatex Asia Pacific Inc. Omya has been appointed the official distributor of Coatex Asia Pacific Inc. for its coatings, adhesives and sealants product range. Omya now provides service to new and existing customers in Australia and New Zealand. Omya provides technical assistance and analytical service capabilities worldwide, which includes a regional Technology Center in Singapore, to help Coatex grow its business.

“This is a valued partnership with joint commitment to providing our customers with exceptional service of quality materials,” said James Liu, Managing Director of Coatex Asia Pacific Inc.

“For Omya, this appointment is an important expansion of the strategic partnership between Omya and Coatex and will further grow the reach for both Coatex and Omya in the Australia and New Zealand markets. We are very excited about this new development”, added Sander Herden, Director of Distribution Services – Asia-Pacific at Omya.