19 Jan 2016
Lonza Consumer Care Expands Its Distribution Relationship with Azelis Americas

Allendale, NJ (USA), 19 January 2016 – Lonza Consumer Care has expanded its exclusive third-party distributor relationship with Azelis Americas (formerly KODA Distribution Group) to include the sale of Hygiene products into Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin. The change became effective 1 January 2016.

Lonza's Hygiene products include hard-surface EPA-registered disinfectants and sanitizers, EPA-registered preservatives and non-registered quaternaries and amine oxides for use in Industrial and Janitorial cleaning, as well as Food Service, Food and Beverage processing, Healthcare and Animal Care applications.

“Expanding our relationship with Azelis Americas advances Lonza's Consumer Care growth strategy,” said Todd Miller, Lonza's North American Sales Director, Hygiene. “Azelis Americas' technical savvy and demonstrated orientation for specialty selling makes the company the right fit for our Hygiene customers in the region. Broadening the scope of our relationship makes sense.”

Tim Dooling, President, Personal Care/Home Care and Industrial Cleaning of Azelis Americas, said, “As a supplier partner, Lonza's Consumer Care business is closely aligned with Azelis Americas' strengths. We are confident our joint efforts in the new territory will result in an outstanding value offering for customers.”