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Nexeo Solutions signs new U.S. distribution agreement with Flint Group Pigments for organic color pigments

Nexeo Solutions adds Flint Group Pigments' organic pigments to their U.S. paints and coatings chemicals portfolio.

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nexeo Solutions, a global leader in chemical distribution, announced today that it has finalized an agreement with Flint Group Pigments for the distribution of Flint Group Pigments' organic color pigments in the United States and Puerto Rico.

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Nexeo Solutions currently distributes thousands of paints and coatings chemicals worldwide, and is continually expanding its product portfolio and geographic reach. The new agreement grants Nexeo Solutions primary access to Flint Group Pigments' organic color pigments product line in paints and coatings, which includes dry pigments, presscake, aqueous dispersions, hyperdispersants, varnishes, alkyds, alkali blue, pigment chips and resins. 

"Nexeo Solutions is focused on bringing high quality, innovative products to its customers, and adding pigments solutions to our product portfolio is an important step," says Dan Matheny, Vice President of Product Line Management, Nexeo Solutions. "Flint Group Pigments' organic pigments line is a great enhancement to our expanding portfolio of quality coatings chemicals, and we expect it to be well received by our customers."

"We are very enthusiastic about this opportunity to work with Nexeo," says Craig Foster, President of Flint Group Pigments. "Nexeo's reach and customer base will help Flint Group Pigments expand within important market segments, and our products will help Nexeo offer a more complete portfolio than ever before. It's a great fit that will benefit Flint Group Pigments, Nexeo, and our customers."

About Nexeo Solutions

Nexeo Solutions is the largest global distributor with a centralized business model. The company provides broad logistics capabilities, in-depth market knowledge and dedicated technical expertise. As a private company employing more than 2200 employees with operations across North America, Europe and Asia, Nexeo Solutions is a leading distributor of chemicals, plastics, composites and environmental services.  Learn more at www.nexeosolutions.com.

About Flint Group Pigments

Flint Group Pigments is a Flint Group company. Flint Group is dedicated to serving the global printing and packaging industry. The company develops, manufactures and markets an extensive portfolio of printing consumables, including: a vast range of conventional and energy curable inks and coatings for most offset, flexographic and gravure applications; pressroom chemicals, printing blankets and sleeves for offset printing; photopolymer printing plates and sleeves, plate-making equipment and flexographic sleeve systems; pigments and additives for use in inks and other colorant applications. With a strong customer focus, unmatched service and support, and superior products, Flint Group strives to provide exceptional value, consistent quality and continuous innovation to customers around the world. Headquartered in Luxembourg, Flint Group employs some 6900 people. Revenues for 2011 were € 2.2 billion (US $3 billion). On a worldwide basis, the company is the number one or number two supplier in every major market segment it serves. For more information, please visit www.flintgrp.com.

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