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Merck strengthens business model for Surface Solutions in the Nordics

  • New distribution channel for effect pigments and additives for coatings, printings and plastics in Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Norway and Iceland
  • Distribution for Surface Solutions industrial portfolio in the Nordics will be transfered to Bodo Möller Chemie Group
  • Bodo Möller Chemie Group will start serving Merck customers as of May 1, 2021

Darmstadt, Germany, April 27, 2021 – Merck, a leading science and technology company, today announced the transfer of the customer service for its Surface Solutions industrial business in Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Norway and Iceland to Bodo Möller Chemie Group. By combining the excellence of Merck products and distribution expertise for technical materials in the Nordics, the service level for customers in the coatings, printings and plastics industries will be further improved with this step.

Bodo Möller Chemie Group, based in Offenbach, Germany, will support Merck’s customers in the Nordics as of May 1, 2021. At the same time, the employees at Merck Surface Solutions in Sweden will join Bodo Möller Group. Customers in the Nordics will benefit from this partnership particularly as they will receive all products from Merck Surface Solutions and Bodo Möller Chemie Group as a one-stop solution.

“The partnership with Bodo Möller Chemie Group will further improve the quality of service for our customers in the Nordics,” said Michael Weiden, Head of Commercial EMEA, Surface Solutions at Merck. “We are absolutely convinced that the technical expertise of our partner and our outstanding products form an extremely strong alliance for the benefit of our valued customers.”

Bodo Möller Chemie Group has been established in the distribution of specialty chemicals for 45 years and is a competent partner of Merck in application technology. The company has a worldwide sales and logistics network as well as a Coating Competence Center with affiliated laboratories which customers can access for additional consulting and testing services if required.