PITTSBURGH – LANXESS Corp.’s Inorganic Pigments Group (IPG) is expanding its distributor network, which currently includes Dowd and Guild Inc. and J.F. Shelton Co., to CNX Distribution, L.V. Lomas Limited, McCullough & Associates, and Palmer Holland to sell the chemical company’s BAYFERROX® inorganic pigments. These distributors will begin selling the pigments to paint, coatings, plastics and specialty application accounts on Jan. 1, 2009.
CNX Distribution will serve customers in Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas. Dowd and Guild, Inc. will serve customers in Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada, New Mexico and Utah. J.F. Shelton Co. will serve customers in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming. Additionally, J.F. Shelton Co. will serve customers in Canadian provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba and Saskatchewan. L.V. Lomas Ltd. will serve customers in Canadian Provinces Ontario, Quebec and the Maritimes. McCullough & Associates will serve customers in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. Palmer Holland will serve customers in Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
In addition to selling BAYFERROX inorganic pigments, all companies will distribute IPG’s Chrome Oxide Green and natural iron oxide pigments. All distributors will sell the inorganic pigments to the plastic, rubber, coatings, ink, adhesive, composite and pet food industries.