Azelis Canada announced as new Canadian distributor for Elevance Clean® product line

Enhanced customer support and service capabilities for customers in Canada

Woodridge, Illinois, USA (Jan. 12, 2017) – Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc., which creates novel, high-performing specialty chemicals from renewable feedstocks, today partnered with Azelis Canada, part of Azelis Group, as its new Canadian distributor for Elevance Clean® product line distribution to the household, industrial & institutional (HI&I) market. This partnership will offer expanded customer support and service capabilities to the HI&I market in Canada.

“At Elevance, we are committed to developing renewable and high-performance cleaning solutions – like our Elevance Clean® solvent product line for cleaners – from our world-scale biorefinery in Gresik, Indonesia,” said Gregory E. Gerhardt, commercial director. “Azelis Canada brings in-depth product and market knowledge, especially in the household, industrial & institutional industry where the Elevance Clean® product lines provide superior performance attributes. We are pleased to partner with them in Canada.”

Azelis Canada will provide enhanced service and support capabilities for existing and potential customers in Canada with an interest in the Elevance Clean® product lines, including:

  • Elevance Clean® 1200XA and Elevance Clean® 1200HT, superior performing, fast acting and VOC-exempt solvents for industrial degreasing formulations that outperform conventional and bio-based predecessors; and
  • Elevance Clean® 1000, a high-performing, bio-based cleaning ingredient that helps reduce d-limonene dependence and provides price and supply stability while improving performance in applications such as asphalt and tar removal, and metal degreasing.

“We are very excited to represent Elevance Clean®,” said Scott Coleman, sales manager, Industrial and Homecare & Industrial Cleaning, Azelis Canada. “The products and technology fit very well with our portfolio, and we are confident that we can grow the business and customer base with our exceptional technical sales team.”

Customers in Canada should direct all inquiries to Azelis via phone (1-800-387-3943) or email (scott.coleman@azelisamericas.ca).

To learn more about or request a sample of the Elevance Clean® 1200 product line or Elevance Clean® 1000, visit www.elevance.com/clean1200 or www.elevance.com/clean1000.

About Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc.

Headquartered in Woodridge, Ill., Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc. creates novel, high-performing specialty chemicals from renewable feedstocks using a proprietary Nobel Prize-winning technology called olefin metathesis. These chemical building blocks are leveraged in a wide range of applications, including detergents, coatings, personal care, oil field, agriculture chemicals and engineered polymers. Elevance uses a collaborative business model, exploring opportunities to engage with industry leaders, accelerating time to market and leveraging market expertise while enabling its partners to achieve growth through sustainable and higher performing solutions. To learn more, visit www.elevance.com.

About Azelis

Azelis is the leading global specialty 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) Lubricants & Metal Working Fluids, Rubber & Plastic Additives and Chemicals industries, supported by over 30 application labs globally. In the Americas, Azelis Americas (www.azelisamericas.com) implements its business model and go-to-market strategy through co-branding its renowned local brands; thereby keeping the emphasis on its local focus and absolute customer service, while being part of the global Azelis network. Azelis, with its corporate service center 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 40 countries across the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit: www.azelis.com.