Connell Caldic Distribution Agreement Expanded

Tuesday, 21 November 2023

Michelman Expands Connell Caldic Distribution Solutions Partner Agreement to Include Japan and the Indian Subcontinent

CINCINNATI, OH (November 21, 2023) – Michelman, a leading global developer and manufacturer of advanced and sustainable high-performance materials, announced that it has expanded Connell Caldic’s distribution solutions partner agreement. Under the new agreement, Connell Caldic is the official distribution partner for Michelman's complete solutions portfolio in Japan, and for Michelman's coatings and functional coatings business on the Indian Subcontinent, encompassing India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.

Connell Caldic is part of Caldic, a global provider of added-value distribution solutions for the life and material sciences, active across 43 countries in Europe, Latin America, North America, and Asia-Pacific.  Connell Caldic and Michelman have an existing partnership covering a number of markets across Asia. This move marks a significant step in Michelman's growth strategy, leveraging Connell Caldic's extensive network and market expertise to strengthen Michelman’s presence in key Asian growth markets.

Shailesh Nema, Michelman’s VP Sales, Asia & Managing Director, India, stated, "We are confident that this strategic move will not only strengthen our partnership, but also enable us to work more closely with Connell Caldic to develop sustainable and thriving business opportunities in Japan and the Indian Subcontinent. With this new relationship, we aim to continue delivering high-quality products that meet and exceed our customers' expectations."

Ken Ueda, Managing Director, Connell Caldic Japan, expressed his enthusiasm, stating, "Connell Caldic has an extensive network in Japan, and we're pleased to be appointed by Michelman as the exclusive representative for their products and services in the country. We look forward to leveraging our deep expertise and local market know-how to help them capture new growth opportunities."

Michelman customers in Japan can contact Connell Caldic directly as follows:

Takumi Terao

Hamarikyu Intercity 4th Floor
1-9-1, Kaigan, Minato-ku
Tokyo, Japan

81 3 6402 6300


Mituhiro Matsuda

Shinanobashi Mitsui Bldg. 11F
1-11-7 Utsubohonmachi, Nishi-ku
Osaka, Japan

81 6 6449 6931