Fitz Chem Awarded Distributor of the Year Award from Elementis PLC

Fitz Chem Awarded Distributor of the Year Award from Elementis PLC
Itasca, IL, March 18, 2019 --( Fitz Chem, NAGASE Group, a trusted North American specialty chemical distributor, has been awarded the Distributor of the Year award from Elementis, a global specialty chemicals company serving customers in North and South America, Europe and Asia in a wide range of markets and sectors. The award was presented on Friday, February 22nd at the 2019 Annual Distributor Meeting in Orlando, Florida.

"Fitz Chem is honored to be recognized as the Elementis distributor of the year, proud to represent the Elementis product line and thrilled with our growing partnership. The combination of the Elementis high value functional additives and the technical acumen of the Fitz Chem sales team has proven to be a successful formula when it comes to improving the value and performance of our customer’s products and production processes," says Al Bernhardt, VP of Industrial Chemicals, Fitz Chem, NAGASE Group. "Much of the credit for this Distributor of the Year Award goes to the entire Fitz Chem sales team under the leadership of Fitz Chem’s Sales Directors Tom Downing and Jason Gitt. Through their leadership, our selling geography has expanded North, spring boarding off our initial sales success servicing the Elementis product line in our Southern territory."

Robert Milano, Director of Supplier Sales, Fitz Chem added, "We are extremely honored to have received this distinction from Elementis which reflects the hard work our entire organization has put behind this product line. This was a team effort, calling upon the outstanding products and support from Elementis combined with Fitz Chem’s focus on these key industrial market segments through a customer centered sales approach.

"Fitz Chem, NAGASE Group is committed to servicing our customers by providing world class customer support and technical expertise. Through global partnerships with leading specialty chemical manufacturers, we ensure that our customers have access to a wide variety of solutions."

About Fitz Chem, NAGASE Group
Fitz Chem is a customer focused distributor of specialty chemicals in the Central United States. Fitz Chem provides impeccable customer service paired with the expertise of industry leading product managers. Founded in 1985, Fitz Chem has the capability to help you with everyday supply needs as well as more challenging technical and formulation requirements. The core industries served are adhesives, construction, graphic arts, home and personal care, institutional and industrial cleaning, paint and coatings, plastics and rubber.

Globally, Fitz Chem is a member of the NAGASE Group, a leader in innovative solutions for the chemicals, plastics, electronics, life sciences and automotive markets. Founded in 1832, NAGASE encompasses over $6.4 billion in annual revenue and over 6,000 employees worldwide. For more information, visit
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