MISSISSAUGA, Ontario — Lorama Group International and JF Shelton announced a distribution agreement with Hydrite® Chemical Co., Brookfield, Wisconsin, in the western United States and Mexico effective Jan. 1, 2021.

As subsidiaries of Lorama Group Inc., both Lorama Group International and JF Shelton will leverage Lorama's robust laboratory capacity of 40 lab technicians, U.S. and international sales teams, and its international logistics office to assist customers with Hydrite’s highly functional portfolio of additive solutions. The portfolio includes Hydrite’s line of Suppressor™ and Patcote™ foam-control solutions.

"Lorama Group and Hydrite have been working together for many years through our ongoing business relationship with Lorama’s subsidiary distributor Specialty Chemical Sales. The new territory additions will further strengthen our technical and commercial position with Hydrite within North and Central America," said Jake Jevric, Corporate Vice President at Lorama Group.

Jon Murnik, Vice President - Manufactured Products for Hydrite, commented, “We are excited about the distribution agreement with Lorama Group International and JF Shelton. We know them as an outstanding organization and trusted industry leader with a proven track record of performance and reliability in serving customers. This agreement will allow our customers to benefit from expanded sales support throughout North America with additional technical resources, knowledge and industry expertise. Through this agreement, we will leverage our integrated resources for nimble and flexible operations, diverse product offering, dedicated lab support, and expanded supply chain.”