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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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<div class="line">&nbsp;</div> <h2>About Solenis</h2> <p>Solenis is a leading global producer of specialty chemicals focused on delivering sustainable solutions for water-intensive industries, including consumer, industrial, institutional, food and beverage, and pool and spa water markets. Owned by Platinum Equity, the company&rsquo;s product portfolio includes a broad array of water treatment chemistries, process aids, functional additives, and cleaners and disinfectants, 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, minimize environmental impact, and create cleaner and safer environments. Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, the company has 69 manufacturing facilities strategically located around the globe and employs a team of over 16,100 professionals in 130 countries across six continents. Solenis is a 2024 Best Managed Company Gold Standard honoree, recognized four years in a row.</p> <p>For additional information about Solenis, please visit <a href="/en/"></a> or follow us on social media.</p>
<h2>About Peter Greven</h2> <p>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 <a class="externalLinkIcon" href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener"></a>.</p>


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