MORRISVILLE, PA – Gelest Inc. has announced that effective June 1, 2010, Sudhir Makim has been appointed the exclusive distributor for the government and all industrial markets for the complete line of Gelest silane, metal-organic and silicone products serving India.

Gelest, whose core manufacturing competency and expertise are in silane, metal-organic and silicone chemistries, is experiencing a worldwide increase in demand in specialty applications. India continues to be a high-growth market.

Sudhir Makim is a Mumbai-based company that has successfully served India’s high-technology sectors. The company has well-established logistics and a technically trained staff able to serve diverse customer requirements.

Opportunities for silane, metal-organic and silicone products in advanced-technology industries have created a demand for sales support and locally warehoused products in the region. Gelest Inc. and Sudhir Makim are well positioned to respond.