CHESHIRE, UK - Union Colours Ltd., the international division of Longyu Pigments and Chemicals Corp., has appointed Habich GmbH, Leiben-Weitenegg, Austria, as its exclusive distributor for Austria and selected countries on the boarder of Central Europe and southeastern Europe. Habich is a producer of specialty inorganic and anti-corrosive pigments and an established distributor of pigments, resins and additives since 1846.

Union Colours Ltd. has appointed Integrated Chemicals Specialties BV (ICS), Nieuw-Vennep, The Netherlands, as the company’s new exclusive distributor for the Benelux countries. ICS is a recognized distributor of fine chemicals, additives and processing aids to the plastics, sealants, coatings, inks, cleaners and cosmetics industries for nearly 40 years. ICS will service all clients, excluding some selected existing direct accounts, and completes Union Colours’ presence in Western Europe.