The companies have identified “many complimentary synergies” that will result from working together, Azelis and Marubeni said today in a joint statement. The immediate focus for the partnership is China as Japanese companies relocate capacity to the country.
“Finding a reliable distribution partner who provides in- depth market insights to define the winning approach to the market has been a challenge for western specialty producers,” Azelis Chief Executive Officer Joris Coppye said in the statement. “Marubeni and Azelis aim to change that.”
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