NUREMBERG, Germany – Celanese Emulsions Polymers has appointed Algol Chemicals as its distributor in Russia and the Ukraine for all its water-based binders into all end-use applications. Representatives from both companies signed the agreement at the Celanese stand at the European Coatings Show to emphasize the commitment of both parties to the coatings industry in Russia.

“Algol Chemicals has a long history of doing business in Russia, and we are convinced they will assist us in reaching our growth goals by extending the reach of vinyl acetate/ethylene (VAE) emulsions in this region,” said Dr. Rolf Kuropka, Celanese Sales Director for EMEA.

Celanese Emulsion Polymers will continue to handle international key accounts directly through its local sales manager in Moscow.