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Nouryon expands specialty surfactants and polymer solutions offering for lubricants and fuels customers in US and Europe through partnership with IMCD

28 Jun 2023 - News

Nouryon today announced an expanded channel partnership with IMCD for its lubricant and fuel solutions, which includes the distribution of select Armolube® and Armeen® additives in the US and Europe. The agreement aligns with Nouryon’s strategic focus on partnering with market leaders to better serve customers with the development of innovativ

“The channel partnership with IMCD will enhance the industry’s ability to formulate lubricants and fuels that meet next-generation legislation and original equipment manufacturer requirements. The recent expansion of our partnership with IMCD allows us to better support customers within automotive and industrial applications in the US and Europe,” said Joppe Smit, Senior Vice President of Natural Resources at Nouryon.

Nouryon has dedicated research and development synthesis labs and application centers around the world to support surface analysis and innovation. With a broad portfolio of lubricant and fuel additives, Nouryon’s offering includes, among others, friction modifiers, corrosion inhibitors, grease thickeners, detergents, and anti-wear components for application across multiple segments such as automotive, marine, industrial, and metalworking. The portfolio also contains a selection of ash-free and naturally derived additives to help formulators adhere to new regulations.

“Our partnership with Nouryon reinforces IMCD’s dedication to delivering world-class chemistries and solutions to the lubricants and energy markets,” said Marco Madeddu, Global Business Group Director, IMCD Lubricants & Energy. “Nouryon’s innovative line of surfactants and polymer solutions complements our comprehensive product portfolio of additives and synthetic base fluids. Our dedicated sales team and technical experts are well-poised to explore new solutions-based opportunities for both Nouryon and our valued customers.”

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About Nouryon

Nouryon is a global, specialty chemicals leader. Markets and consumers worldwide rely on our essential solutions to manufacture everyday products, such as personal care, cleaning goods, paints and coatings, agriculture and food, pharmaceuticals, and building products. Furthermore, the dedication of approximately 8,200 employees with a shared commitment to our customers, business growth, safety, sustainability and innovation has resulted in a consistently strong financial performance. We operate in over 80 countries around the world with a portfolio of industry-leading brands.


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