Azelis is the leading global speciality chemicals distributor providing a diverse range of innovative products and services. Dedicated teams serve customers in the following industries: Personal Care, Pharma, Food & Health, Animal Nutrition, Specialty Agri/Horti, Homecare & Industrial Cleaning, CASE (coatings, adhesives, sealants, elastomers) Chemical Industries, Lubricants & Metal Working Fluids, Rubber & Plastic Additives.

Through sourcing and distribution channels in every major market around the world, Azelis with its corporate service centre in Antwerp, Belgium, offers chemical producers market penetration, in-depth local knowledge, value-added services and tailored multi-territory solutions. Azelis has a turnover of c.a. €1.5 billion and employs around 1,500 knowledgeable people located in more than 45 facilities in more than 35 countries across the USA, Canada, Europe, China, Australia, Canada, India, Japan, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam and Morocco.

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Posthofbrug 12, box 6
B-2600 Antwerp
+32 3 613 01 20

Gattefossé appoints Azelis as distributor for Personal Care range in Turkey

We are pleased to announce that Gattefossé has appointed Azelis as their new distributor for Personal Care in Turkey, effective 1st January 2016.

Azelis closes deal for KDG acquisition

Effective December 17th, Azelis Group (Azelis) and KODA Distribution Group (KDG) announce that the deal to acquire US-based KDG, is complete and has now closed following regulatory clearance.

Azelis to represent Robinson Brothers in Germany for Rubber applications

Azelis to represent Robinson Brothers in Germany for Rubber applications. 
(Photo: Azelis, PR053) Azelis is pleased to announce a new distribution agreement with Robinson Brothers, one of UK´s largest independent manufacturers of specialty organic chemicals. Effective from 1st of January 2016, Azelis will represent Robinson Brothers in Germany for the promotion and distribution of the Robac Technology range. The portfolio includes a wide range of products that satisfy the growing demands of the rubber industry by providing innovative products and bespoke technical solutions for customers.

Azelis announces new brand positioning – Creating value, growing together

Azelis announces new brand positioning – Creating value, growing together. (Photo: Azelis, PR052) Azelis today, announced the re-positioning of its branding. This evolution, which includes a new tagline and brand identity promise, reflects Azelis’ transformation into a global speciality distributor who focuses on technical service, solution provision and partnership.

Nutress and Azelis Announce Partnership

Reinier Smit, CEO of Nutress (left) and Steven Swinnen, Managing Director, Azelis Benelux (right). (Photo: Azelis, PR051) Nutress BV announces an exciting new partnership with Azelis, the knowledgeable and renowned specialty ingredients distributor, bringing the highest quality algae to markets across the Benelux region. Azelis will distribute the complete range of Nutress new and highly innovative product portfolio; Chlorella sorokiniana and Chlorella vulgaris in various forms such as fresh IQF, dried flakes, dried sheets and powders.

Azelis Group agrees to acquire KODA Distribution Group

AZELIS NEWS RELEASE 19.10.15 - Azelis Group (Azelis) and KODA Distribution Group (KDG) announce today, that Azelis has signed a binding agreement to acquire US-based KDG, significantly enhancing its position as a leading global specialty chemicals distributor. The transaction remains subject to regulatory clearances and is expected to be finalised by the end of 2015.

Azelis establishes new company in Morocco, North Africa

In June 2015, Azelis founded its first subsidiary in Africa, Azelis Morocco. Located in Casablanca, the economic capital of Morocco, this investment forms part of the Azelis strategy to target countries with a high growth potential. With an economic progression of 4.4% for the past ten years and a population of 34 million mainly young people in 2014, Morocco offers attractive development opportunities to Azelis.

Azelis appointed as European distributor for WeylChem Wiesbaden

Azelis appointed as European distributor for WeylChem Wiesbaden. 
(Photo: Azelis, PR048) Azelis announces that it has been appointed as exclusive European distributor by WeylChem Wiesbaden to offer its TAED (peroxide bleach activators) and specialty surfactants range, into Homecare and Industrial Cleaning (H&IC) markets.

Azelis extends collaboration with Milliken for Liquitint® polymeric colorants across Europe

Azelis extends collaboration with Milliken for Liquitint® polymeric colorants across Europe. (Photo: Azelis, PR047) Azelis is pleased to announce an extended distribution agreement with Milliken to offer its novel Liquitint® polymeric colorants for all Homecare and Industrial Cleaning (H&IC) applications across Europe. The agreement does not cover Italy and Greece.

Azelis appointed by Evonik for silica distribution to life science industries in the Nordics

Azelis offers Evonik silicas for life sciences in Nordics. (Photo: Azelis, PR046) Azelis is pleased to announce its appointment by Evonik Industries AG, the leading manufacturer of performance silica, as distributor for the Aerosil® & Sipernat® range of products in the Nordic region from 1st April 2015.

Azelis Personal Care: Come and play with formulations from Azelis' new high tech labs!

Azelis has commissioned three new personal care application labs to enhance its technical services in the UK (November 2014), France and Italy (January 2015), complementing its 6 additional facilities across Europe and China. 
(Photo: Azelis, PR045)Azelis is a significant partner to many leading cosmetic, toiletry and fragrance brands and has also been instrumental in helping start-ups refine their products.

Funds advised by Apax Partners agree to acquire Azelis from 3i

3i, Azelis and Apax Partners today announce that Atlas Holding S.A., the holding company of the Azelis Group (the "Company") has signed a binding agreement to sell the Company, a pan-European speciality chemical distributor to funds advised by Apax Partners, a global private equity firm.