January 25, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WILMINGTON, Del. (USA) — Solenis, a leading manufacturer of specialty chemicals, has signed a global partnership agreement with Diversey, a world leader in the hygiene, cleaning and infection prevention industry. With immediate effect, Diversey will become Solenis' new distribution partner for its complete portfolio of water and process treatment chemicals to the food and beverage industry.
"This partnership with Diversey represents another milestone in our history. The combination of Solenis' extensive portfolio of water treatment chemistries, equipment and technical expertise with Diversey's cleaning and sanitation solutions, in addition to the channel to market they offer, will be a great asset to the food and beverage industry," said John Panichella, Chief Executive Officer, Solenis. "We look forward to strengthening our commitment and providing value through a holistic approach to our food and beverage customers globally."
"We are very pleased to combine Diversey's talented commercial team, and our revolutionary cleaning, engineering and service portfolio, together with Solenis' world-class solutions for the benefit of all of our customers. This new partnership has come to fruition as we announce Diversey's strategy relaunch, reflecting our mission to continue to create enhanced value for our customers. It represents an important step in delivering solutions that ensure their processes are operationally efficient, sustainable and - along with their products - hygienically safe," said Ruud Verheul, Global President, Food & Beverage Division, Diversey. "The combination of our local expertise across the globe and Solenis' global manufacturing footprint and technical support, means we will be able to offer customers an unmatched level of service."
Solenis is a leading global producer of specialty chemicals focused on delivering sustainable solutions for water-intensive industries, including the pulp, packaging paper and board, tissue and towel, oil and gas, petroleum refining, chemical processing, mineral processing, biorefining, power, municipal, and pool and spa markets. Owned by Platinum Equity, the company’s product portfolio includes a broad array of water treatment chemistries, process aids and functional additives, 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 maintain healthy water. Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, the company has 48 manufacturing facilities strategically located around the globe and employs a team of over 6,400 professionals in 120 countries across five continents. Solenis is a 2022 US Best Managed Company.
For additional information about Solenis, please visit www.solenis.com or follow us on social media.
Diversey’s purpose is to protect and care for people every day. Diversey has been, and always will be, a pioneer and facilitator for life. We constantly deliver revolutionary cleaning and hygiene technologies that provide total confidence to our customers across all of our global sectors, including: cleaning products, systems and services that efficiently integrate chemicals, machines and sustainability programs. This makes us unique among leading global hygiene and cleaning companies. Everything we do has our customers’ needs at its heart and is based on the belief that cleaning and hygiene are life essentials. With over 95 years of expertise, we safeguard our customers’ businesses, contributing to productivity improvements, lower total operating costs and brand protection. Diversey is headquartered in Fort Mill, SC, USA. For more information, visit www.diversey.com or follow us on social media.
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