February 28 2017, David R Brown
Bodo Möller Chemie expands its African presence with the opening of a Moroccan office
Specialty chemical distributor, Bodo Möller Chemie has announced that it has established a new subsidiary in Casablanca, Morocco as the Group expands looks to continue it expansion across Africa. The new location, which boasts a modern modern office and warehouse facilities, will be marketing Huntsman's Advanced Materials products along with polymer formulations from the company's own Polymer System House in Egypt.
The West African market is experiencing an exciting phase, as this country offers many development opportunitiesFrank Haug
CEO of Bodo Möller Chemie
“With the opening of a new branch in Morocco, we are reinforcing our presence on the African continent and after heading towards North and South Africa now follows the western region as well,” says CEO of Bodo Möller Chemie Frank Haug. “We are increasingly focusing on products for applications in adhesive and sealing technology, in the composites and electrical sectors, as well as in the paint and coatings industry.”
The company believes the West African market offers great potential for their epoxy resins, polyacrylates, polyurethanes and high-quality additives for floor coatings, paints, plastics and textile applications. At the end of 2015 the Bodo Möller Group entered the Egyptian by taking over the production plant of Huntsman Advanced Materials in Sadat City and two sales offices with laboratories in Cairo and Alexandria.
The Group's distribution activities in the North and West African region now includes Morocco, Egypt, Tunisia and Algeria. In addition, there is a close cooperation in the Middle East through their subsidiary in Dubai. Haug added, “The West African market is experiencing an exciting phase, as this country offers many development opportunities and there is a strong demand for products and industrial sectors that we serve.”
Bodo Möller Chemie Group
Founded in 1974, Bodo Möller Chemie Group has its headquarters in Offenbach am Main, Germany and operates in nearly 25 countries worldwide through a network of 16 affiliates across Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Africa. The Group, which has nearly 200 employees, is a leading trading partner for well-known European companies such as DOW Automotive Systems, HB Fuller, BASF and Huntsman Advanced Materials. The product portfolio of the company includes high-performance epoxy resin, polyurethane and silicone-based adhesives, thermosetting plastics (epoxy resin, polyester, polyurethane, silicone), pigments and additives, textile agents, dyes, electro casting resins, tooling and laminating resins and composites.
Source(s): Bodo Möller Chemie Press Release