ITASCA, IL – Fitz Chem Corp., a distributor and sales agent of raw materials to the coatings, plastics, ink, construction, adhesives and personal care industries, has announced that Columbian Chemicals Co. has expanded its territory to cover the entire midsection of the United States. The effective date for the territory expansion is Jan. 1, 2010. The new 15-state territory includes the states of North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Indiana, Kansas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Texas and Louisiana.
Robert Milano, Director of Supplier Sales at Fitz Chem, said, “It is with great pleasure and excitement that we accept this new geography from a long-time Fitz Chem supplier. We look forward to generating the same success in positioning Columbian’s products in our new territory as we have had in our historical market.”