Algol Chemicals and Omya have established a Joint Venture (JV) in Kazakhstan
Algol Chemicals and Omya have established a Joint Venture (JV) in Kazakhstan for Distribution
of Calcium Carbonate and Specialty Chemicals Oftringen (Switzerland), October 7, 2019. Algol Chemicals and Omya, have further expanded their successful Russian partnership in Calcium
Carbonate and Specialty Chemicals distribution to Kazakhstan. The new JV, named Omya Algol Kazakhstan, will work to expand the reach of Omya and Algol into Central Asia and will offer an ideal sales channel for existing and new suppliers interested in the Kazakh market. Kazakhstan’s strong economic environment and strategic location in Central Asia, has enabled the Kazakh market to increasingly provide many opportunities for various industries, including minerals and specialty chemicals.
“Expanding our global presence to Kazakhstan will further enhance our product and service offering to our customers and suppliers. Omya and Algol Chemicals have a proven record of successful partnership and we are looking forward to providing our innovative, value-added solutions to the Kazakh market” comments Harald Pfaller, CEO Region Greater South & East of Omya.
“We are pleased to develop our chemical distribution business in the high-potential market of Kazakhstan, together with our trusted partner, Omya” comments Juha Jokinen, Managing Director of Algol Chemicals.
The JV will have its sales office Almaty.