FLORHAM PARK, NJ, and TORONTO, CANADA, Oct. 10, 2014 -- BASF Canada Inc. and Canada Colors and Chemicals Ltd. (CCC) have officially entered into an exclusive agreement for the distribution of BASF's comprehensive Water Solutions portfolio throughout Canada. The partnership was announced on Monday, Sept. 29, at WEFTEC 2014 in New Orleans, La.
The agreement became effective on Wednesday, Oct. 1, for Western Canada and the Maritime provinces. Further, CCC, one of the largest independent distributors in Canada, will become BASF's exclusive national distributor for all of the country on Jan. 1, 2015.
The BASF products included in the agreement are Zetag®, Magnafloc® LT, Burst®, Magnasol®, and Antiprex®. These products are used for applications such as water and wastewater treatment, industrial process water treatment and environmental remediation.
BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, N.J., is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has nearly 17,000 employees in North America and had sales of $19.3 billion in 2013. BASF's portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products, and crop protection products to oil and gas. It combines economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, the company also enables its customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. For more information, visit www.basf.com or www.basf.us.
CCC is one of the largest independent distributors in Canada. Its distribution services span Canada with warehouses located in Brampton, Windsor, Montreal, Vancouver, and Leduc. In addition, it has a sulfuric acid manufacturing plant in Elmira Ontario, and a Color Concentrate plant in Colborne, Ontario. CCC is a full service provider of over 5,000 commodity and specialty products, servicing businesses in the environmental and water treatment markets, industrial and solvent sector, food and fine chemicals, coatings and polymer additives, oil and gas, soap and detergent, mining, pulp and paper. For more information, visit www.ccc-group.com.