Advanced Materials European Distribution Network

Huntsman Advanced Materials announces expansion of distribution partnership with Antala Ltd

Huntsman Advanced Materials has revealed a further development to its impressive network of distributors, following the announcement of its extension of the existing partnership with Antala Industria S.L, to the UK and Ireland through Antala Ltd.

Founded in 1999, Antala Industria S.L provides the best technical brands to multiple and diverse markets throughout Spain and Portugal. Since 2008 it has been working with Huntsman, supplying the company’s high quality range of Araldite® adhesives to major industry sectors in Spain and Portugal. Further to this, in 2013 Antala Industria S.L was also appointed as the main distributor for the entire formulated system range, including Araldite® adhesives, composite materials and electrical insulation systems for that same region.

Antala Ltd. was established in the UK in 2012, marking another milestone in the expansion of the business. Based in Stockport, England, the company has a strong presence in a number of sectors with specialist expertise in Transportation and Power.  

Commenting on the new partnership, Antala Ltd.’s CEO, Victor Argudo, said, “It is well documented that our strategy has always been a simple one, we combine high quality, key brands with well maintained stock levels, as well as outstanding technical support and customer service. With a long and successful track record in the distribution of specialty chemicals, Antala Industria S.L has already proved to be a valuable partner to Huntsman and we look forward to providing significant value to our customers.”

Elena Casini, Huntsman Advanced Materials’ EMEA Distribution Manager added “The existing and strong partnership that we already have in place with Antala Industria S.L in Iberia supported to make the decision to work with Antala Ltd. Due to its proven, outstanding, technical competencies, commercial strength, sound understanding of the market and the ability to be able to adapt to our requirements and changes; it means that we have complete confidence in the business and we are keen to see the opportunities that will unfold as our network expands further with Antala Ltd.”

Huntsman Advanced Materials and Samaro announce new distribution partnership in France for Araldite® products

Huntsman Advanced Materials, recognized as a global innovator and developer of technologically advanced epoxy, acrylic and polyurethane-based polymer products, is confirming an agreement with Samaro, to strengthen its distribution network in France.

Founded 40 years ago, Samaro is a well-recognised distributor with significant experience in the adhesives, sealants, specialty lubricants and encapsulants markets, providing the best technical brands to their customers.

In April 2015, Samaro acquired DIL SA, distributor of Huntsman products since 1990, located in Thouaré sur Loire (44) and Les Ulis (91); Together the two businesses aim to capitalise on the combination of their high level technical advice outstanding customer service in adhesives, electrical insulation, composites and tooling.  


Commenting on how the new agreement is helping to deliver added value to their customers, Elena Casini, Huntsman Advanced Materials’ EMEA Distribution Manager, said, “We identified them as a business partner that understands our customer needs and is committed to the highest levels of supply and service.”

At Samaro, Erwan Menard, Managing Director supports Huntsman’s enthusiasm for the new partnership and adds, “Part of our mission is to recommend the best solutions to our customers to contribute directly to their efficiency and profitability. To deliver this we need to have complete confid ence in the products we promote and with Huntsman Advanced Materials, that is always the case. This contract will deliver effective, tailored technical solutions to a marketplace that rightly has high expectations of its suppliers. We look forward to the busy months ahead with Huntsman Advanced Materials as our new partner.”

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About Huntsman:
Huntsman Corporation is a publicly traded global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals with 2014 revenues of approximately $13 billion including the acquisition of Rockwood’s performance additives and TiO2 businesses. Our chemical products number in the thousands and are sold worldwide to manufacturers serving a broad and diverse range of consumer and industrial end markets.  We operate more than 100 manufacturing and R&D facilities in more than 30 countries and employ approximately 16,000 associates within our 5 distinct business divisions.  For more information about Huntsman, please visit the company's website at

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