Michelman Adds European Sales Agents

Thursday, 17 August 2006

Michelman Announces Appointment of GWC and Barentz to Support Growing European Coatings Business

CINCINNATI, OHIO (July 31, 2006) — Michelman has announced the addition of two new European sales agents for its specialty coatings business line. GWC has been named as exclusive agent in Germany and Switzerland, and Barentz will exclusively represent the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia. 

According to Peter Roggeman, International Commercial Director at Michelman, “The popularity and growth of our specialty coatings in the European market necessitated additional distribution and sales resources. GWC and Barentz both have extensive experience and contacts in the European Community, and will be great assets to our overall efforts.  Customers there can look forward to the customer-driven approach that has been the signature of Michelman's success around the globe.”

About Michelman
Michelman is a global developer of water-based barrier and functional coatings for flexible film packaging, paperboard, and corrugated cartons; and water-based surface modifiers, additives and polymers for numerous industries including wood care, industrial coatings, inks, fibers, composites, and construction products. Michelman serves its multinational and regional customers with production facilities in the U.S., Europe and Singapore, and a worldwide network of highly trained field technical support personnel.

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