SCHENECTADY, NY – May 20, 2021 – SI Group, a leading performance additives company, announced today the appointment of Azelis as an official distributor for its lubricant additives business across most of Europe, Middle East, and Africa, effectively immediately. The strategic partnership with Azelis, a world-leading specialty chemicals distributor, expands SI Group’s lubricant additives product offerings, including its ETHANOX™ series.
The partnership commences as SI Group seeks to drive further market growth of its lubricant additives into a key regional area. Azelis, as an authorized distributor with vast experience in multiple application labs across Europe, will provide innovation, formulation, and marketing expertise. “Having Azelis on-board is a complimentary asset to our lubricant business”, stated Joey Gullion, SVP and Chief Commercial Officer at SI Group. “Our lubricant and metal working fluid customers will immediately benefit from this dedicated extension of our team, providing ETHANOX™ solutions to help differentiate and optimize their total formulation cost effectiveness.”
Javier Miranda, Market Segment Director, Lubricants and MWF at Azelis added, "We are thrilled to add ETHANOX™ antioxidants to our portfolio for Lubricants & MWF as it enables us to offer a differentiated range of solutions for our customers. We broaden our product offer with a key additives range to extend the service life of industrial and automotive oils."
SI Group’s portfolio of ETHANOX™ lubricant antioxidants enhance thermal stability, improve lubricant performance and reduce sludge formation, extending the useful life of lubricants in a wide variety of lubricant applications. The solutions improve engine oils, industrial oils, and other fluids and oils used in the transportation, power generation, and manufacturing sectors, while meeting rigorous regulations, standards and specifications.
About SI Group
SI Group is a global leader in the innovative technology of performance additives, process solutions, active
pharmaceutical ingredients, and chemical intermediates. SI Group solutions are essential to enhancing the quality and performance of countless industrial and consumer goods within the plastics, rubber & adhesives, fuels & lubricants, oilfield, pharmaceutical, and industrial resins industries. Headquartered in Schenectady, New York, SI Group’s global manufacturing footprint includes more than 30 facilities on five continents, serving customers in 90 countries with approximately $2 billion in annual sales and more than 3,000 employees worldwide. SI Group innovates and drives change to create value with a passion for safety, chemistry, and extraordinary results. Learn more at www.siigroup.com.
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