SONGWON announces exclusive distribution partnership with Chemo International Inc.

Ulsan, South Korea – April 15, 2021 – Songwon Industrial Co., Ltd., the world’s 2nd largest manufacturer of polymer stabilizers and key global player in the specialty chemicals business is pleased to announce that it has entered a distribution partnership with Chemo International Inc., for its Business Unit (BU) Coatings.

Effective April 1st, 2021, Chemo International is the exclusive distributor in the Caribbean, Central America and northern parts of South America of SONGWON’s BU Coatings product families: SONGNOX® antioxidants, SONGSORB® UV absorbers and light stabilizers, and SONGCURE® photoinitiators.

Headquartered in Miami, Florida, Chemo International has been a leading distributor of chemicals, raw materials and equipment to the Paint and Coatings Industry in Central America and the Caribbean for 50 years. Under the agreement, Chemo International will leverage its experience, reputation and market insight to grow SONGWON’s developing business across the region and expand customer awareness of SONGWON’s comprehensive portfolio of solutions.

“We are delighted to have such an established and well-known distributor representing SONGWON,” says Sean Steres, Sales Manager, Americas. “With their history and expertise, Chemo International is a great addition to SONGWON’s global distributor network and is positioned to help us to respond to the increasing customer demand in this region while advancing SONGWON’s position in the market.”

Commenting on the agreement, Israel de la Torre, Purchasing Manager, Chemo International said: “We are honored to enter a long-term relationship with SONGWON. Its technology, excellent support and product portfolio creates the perfect complement to Chemo’s existing lines. We are looking forward to growing the business together and introducing SONGWON's products to our customers across our assigned territories."

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About Songwon Industrial Co., Ltd.

A leader in the development, production and supply of specialty chemicals, SONGWON’s products touch your life every day, everywhere. Since 1965, we’ve been driving innovation, partnering for progress and paving the way for a better more sustainable tomorrow with 360° customized solutions.

Headquartered in South Korea, SONGWON is the 2nd largest manufacturer of polymer stabilizers worldwide. With Group companies and world-class manufacturing facilities across the globe, we are dedicated to providing customers in over 60 countries with high-performance products that meet their individual needs and the best levels of service.

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About Chemo International Inc.

Chemo International Inc. has been servicing various industries with chemical raw materials since 1960. Chemo represents over 20 manufacturers from around the world, with inventory stocking locations in 4 countries (Miami, Florida - USA, Colombia, Guatemala, and Costa Rica), providing fast, reliable and competitive prices throughout the territories they cover. (

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