MORRISVILLE, PA - Gelest Inc. has appointed Kelly Chemical Corp. exclusive distributor for commercial and research products in Taiwan. Gelest also named Kelly Chemical Corp. exclusive distributor for commercial products and non-exclusive distributor for research products in China. Kelly Chemical is responsible for selling the complete line of Gelest silane, silicone and metal-organic products, including fillers, pigments and performance products, into the specialty coatings markets.

Gelest Inc., with core manufacturing competencies and expertise in silane, silicone and metal-organic chemistries, is experiencing a worldwide increase in demand for specialty applications. Taiwan and China continue to be high-growth markets for specialty materials.

Based in Taipei, Taiwan, Kelly Chemical Corp. was established in 1965 as a producer of specialty colorants. Today, the company is a manufacturer and distributor, with an export arm in colorants and functional resins and an import arm in additives, surface technology and specialty chemicals. The company serves multiple industries including surface treatment, packaging, microelectronics, paint, ink and wood coatings.