SAN RAMON, CA - Effective February 2012, Dowd and Guild Inc. will represent ITP Inc.’s full line of Orisil fumed silica in the southwest United States. States to be covered include Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana and New Mexico. The fumed silica products include both hydrophilic and treated grades. 

Founded 26 years ago, Dowd and Guild Inc. maintains a focus on distributing specialty chemicals to the paint and coatings industry primarily on the West Coast. Recently, the company expanded coverage into the Gulf Coast region and hired Ray Hurst to lead the southwestern expansion.