Huntsman Advanced Materials Americas LLC is Pleased to Announce Plans to Add GMZ Inc to Represent their Epoxy Resins and Specialty Components Product Portfolio

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, July 9, 2014 – We are pleased to announce our intent to appoint GMZ Inc., a division of KODA Distribution Group, as a distributor representing Huntsman Advanced Materials’ portfolio of epoxy resins and specialty components in the United States.

Headquartered in West Chester, Ohio, GMZ will represent Huntsman Advanced Materials’ products in the Ohio Valley and Midwest areas. KODA Distribution Group (KDG), Headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, is a leader in specialty chemical distribution, serving customers in CASE (Coatings, Adhesives, Sealants & Elastomers), Specialty Ag (ADAPCO and Red River Specialties), construction, care, lubrication/metal working, ink, urethanes and Pharma markets.

 “We are delighted to work with GMZ because of their technical prowess, application expertise, and customer focus,” said Monte Edlund, Vice President Huntsman Advanced Materials Americas. “The addition of GMZ further strengthens our reach to market for our epoxy resins and specialty components business in the United States.”

We expect to complete formal agreements with our new distribution partner in the coming weeks. GMZ will be fully prepared to service their territories by August 1, 2014.

CONTACT: Dawn Adair, 281-719-4490


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