AOC Aliancys Announces Changes to its European Distribution Set-Up21 February 2020
AOC ANNOUNCES THAT PER 3 MARCH 2020, IT WILL CHANGE THE SET-UP OF THE EUROPEAN DISTRIBUTION NETWORK FOR ITS UNSATURATED POLYESTER AND VINYL ESTER RESINS. THE COMPANY ANNOUNCES THAT BÜFA COMPOSITE SYSTEMS WILL BECOME THE EXCLUSIVE DISTRIBUTOR OF AOC PRODUCTS IN THE UK, SPAIN, THE BENELUX, AND FINLAND. GACHES CHIMIE SPÉCIALITÉS WILL BECOME THE EXCLUSIVE DISTRIBUTOR IN FRANCE. FOR NORWAY AND SWEDEN, NOR-KOMP WILL BE THE EXCLUSIVE AGENT FOR AOC PRODUCTS. IN ITALY, AOC ITSELF WILL DO THE DISTRIBUTION FOR ITS PRODUCTS.
In the UK, the change in distribution set-up coincides with the transfer of AOC (UK) Ltd. from AOC to BÜFA. The new BÜFA Composite UK company will be the distributor of both the AOC and BÜFA Composite Systems.
Besides distributing its own products in Italy, AOC will also become the distributor of the products from BÜFA Composite Systems.
“Already for many years we have enjoyed working together with BÜFA Composite Systems and Gaches Chimie”, comments Fons Harbers, Vice-President Marketing & Sales EMEA of AOC. “The new collaboration will extend our capabilities and market reach, providing the customers in Europe a much market better access to our products.”
“The products of AOC are known for their quality and performance reliability”. says Lothar Kempf, Commercial Director, BÜFA Composite Systems. “We are very happy that we can now broaden our Distribution coverage and in that way take advantage of the synergies in products offered by our two companies.”
“This new collaboration in France is fully in line with the strategy of Gaches to grow in specialties and innovative products”, adds Pierre Gaches, President of Gaches Chimie. “We believe the products of AOC are a very nice addition to our portfolio, and will allow our customers in building new markets and applications, growing their long term competitiveness.”