PLEASANT PRARIE, WI – Ecoat and EMCO Chemical Distributors have signed an exclusive agreement for distribution of Ecoat’s product line throughout the U.S. Midwest.

Ecoat is an innovation-driven company that produces bio-based, eco-friendly binders for the coatings industry. Its products and solutions address the growing need for sustainable and eco-friendly alternatives by providing bio-sourced and non-toxic binders that improve the carbon footprint of coatings and provide higher quality for end users.

The cooperation with EMCO began in April 2022. It includes the distribution of a range of bio-based alkyd emulsions primarily for architectural and wood paints (Secoia® and Inokem®), as well as alkyd urethane dispersions (Inokem UR), and water-dispersible alkyds used for wood and metal coatings.

“EMCO is pleased to include Ecoat’s water-based bio-based binders and Alkyd emulsions in our portfolio. We continue to look for leaders in environmentally friendly and sustainable products and Ecoat brings new technology to the coatings market,” said Mark Polen, Sales and Marketing Manager at EMCO Chemical Distributors. 

Olivier Moreillon, Business Director North America at Ecoat, added, “EMCO is an experienced partner with outstanding customer services throughout the whole value chain of the paints and coatings industry. In addition to its well-structured and experienced sales network, EMCO provides customer driven solutions with technical service center, many warehouses, own truck fleet and packaging capabilities. We are looking forward to offering the entire value added associated with this cooperation to our customers and to starting the shift of the U.S. coatings industry to sustainable solutions.”

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