CHICAGO – Chemical distributor Brandt Technologies announced an expanded partnership with Cathay Industries USA & Hoover Color, a division of Cathay Industries, to include all market segments and all states within the greater Midwest region. 

Brandt now has distribution responsibility for the extensive portfolio of synthetic iron oxide pigments, natural iron oxide pigments, and organoclay rheological additives in Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

“We are proud to expand our role with Cathay Industries and Hoover Color. They offer best-in-class product quality and technical support that benefits our customers every day. Combined with our commitment to providing local inventory, we provide a strong value proposition to all of the markets that we serve,” said Bob Costin, Vice President of Brandt Technologies.

Cathay Industries manufactures and sells construction-, coatings- and plastics-grade iron oxide pigments. These pigments include both synthetically produced iron oxides and naturally occurring umbers, ochres, siennas and eco-friendly transparent iron oxides.