HOUSTON – Officials with U.S. Zinc announced that the company recently signed an agreement with Velox to distribute zinc oxide in the United Kingdom, France, Italy and the Benelux (Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg). The agreement enhances U.S. Zinc’s European presence.

Velox is the European leader in marketing and supplying specialized raw materials, including zinc oxide, for the plastics, rubber and coatings industries. Established in 1993, the Hamburg, Germany-based company operates 14 offices throughout Europe. The company is committed to continuous improvement in protecting the environment and promoting sustainable development, a philosophy shared by U.S. Zinc.