Peter Greven and Solenis Sign Exclusive Distribution Agreement

June 26, 2020


WILMINGTON, Del. (USA) — Peter Greven GmbH & Co. KG, a leading manufacturer of oleochemical additives, signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Solenis Switzerland GmbH, a leading manufacturer of specialty chemicals. Effective immediately, Solenis will be the authorized distributor for Peter Greven's calcium stearate dispersions for paper coating applications in the European Union,the United Kingdom and Russia.

"Calcium stearates are used in paper coating formulations, mainly in printing grades,as lubricants to facilitate the process of coating the paper," said Jose Santolaya, director, Product Management EMEA. "As the channel to market for these dispersions in the paper industry, Solenis will provide these products under our Nopcote™ coating lubricants brand. We have one of the largest lubricant product portfolios on the market today including standard and specialty lubricants."

"We look forward to working with Solenis on this project. The cooperation will strengthen both Peter Greven's and Solenis' market position in the paper industry," said Peter Greven, Managing Director.

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About Solenis

Solenis is a leading global producer of specialty chemicals for water-intensive industries, including the pulp, paper, oil and gas, petroleum refining, chemical processing, mining, biorefining, power and municipal markets. The company's product portfolio includes a broad array of process, functional and water treatment chemistries as well as state-of-the-art monitoring and control systems. These technologies are used by customers to improve operational efficiencies, enhance product quality, protect plant assets and minimize environmental impact. Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, the company has 39 manufacturing facilities strategically located around the globe and employs a team of approximately 5,200 professionals in 120 countries across five continents. For additional information about Solenis, please visit or follow us on social media.

About Peter Greven

Peter Greven is a leading manufacturer of oleochemical additives, namely metallic and alkaline soaps, esters and dispersions. Offering a broad range of both, commodity and specialty products the company supplies various industries from plastics and lubricants to building protection and paper industry as well as life science applications. With headquarters in Germany and additional production sites in the Netherlands, Malaysia and the US, Peter Greven is a globally established business partner with profound application technology know-how. For further information about Peter Greven please take a look at


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