NEWBURYPORT, MA (August 4, 2020) – Solvay has signed a global distribution agreement with Strem Chemicals, Inc., a manufacturer of high-purity specialty products, to fulfil commercial sampling and research requests for its specialty phosphorus products.
Solvay and Strem sign phosphorus specialties distribution agreement
The partnership brings Solvay’s leading-edge phosphorus portfolio to Strem’s customers, while Solvay and its customers benefit from Strem’s good standing in the scientific community, top-notch sampling and packaging, broad product range and superior customer service.
“Strem is excited about this partnership with Solvay, which builds on a collaborative relationship that spans many years,” said Ephraim S Honig, Chief Executive Officer at Strem Chemicals. “Strem serves many of the same end-use markets and applications with phosphorus-based chemicals, and we are pleased to be able to offer high-quality, commercial-grade products for our worldwide R&D customers and their early product development projects. Our customers will now be able to start their projects by sourcing phosphorus-based Solvay chemicals from Strem. They can have confidence that their projects will succeed because they are getting products that meet the highest quality standards, as they expect from Strem.”
All Solvay’s phosphorus materials will be available worldwide and in the UK and Ireland.
“Strem’s approach is well aligned with Solvay’s,” commented Eamonn Conrad, Phosphorus Specialties Global Business Development Manager for Solvay’s Technology Solutions global business unit. “Like Solvay, the company is committed to providing high-purity phosphorus specialty chemicals, short lead times enabled by its global supply chain and strong technical support. We look forward to working with Strem and helping their customers solve technical challenges and unlock new business opportunities.”
Solvay is a science company whose technologies bring benefits to many aspects of daily life. With more than 24,100 employees in 64 countries, Solvay bonds people, ideas and elements to reinvent progress. The Group seeks to create sustainable shared value for all, notably through its Solvay One Planet plan crafted around three pillars: protecting the climate, preserving resources and fostering better life. The Group’s innovative solutions contribute to safer, cleaner, and more sustainable products found in homes, food and consumer goods, planes, cars, batteries, smart devices, health care applications, water and air purification systems. Founded in 1863, Solvay today ranks among the world’s top three companies for the vast majority of its activities and delivered net sales of €10.2 billion in 2019. Solvay is listed on Euronext Brussels (SOLB) and Paris and in the United States, where its shares (SOLVY) are traded through a Level I ADR program. Learn more at www.solvay.com.
For over twenty-five years, Strem Chemicals UK has been distributing high quality specialty chemicals, from Strem Chemicals, Inc, in the UK and Ireland. Strem products are used for research and development and commercial scale applications, especially in the pharmaceutical, microelectronics, chemicals and petrochemicals industries.