Sea-Land Chemical Company and Lockhart Chemical Company Announce Distribution Partnership Expansion

April 1, 2020

Lockhart Chemical Company announced today the expansion of the distribution partnership with Sea-Land Chemical Company to include the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri and Wisconsin. With the addition of these states, Sea-Land becomes the authorized distributor across all of North America for the entire Lockhart portfolio of high-quality additives and packages for the lubricants market. The updated distribution agreement goes into effect on May 1, 2020.

“Since May 2017, we have successfully represented and marketed the Lockhart product line into several regions throughout the United States and Canada.  In doing so, we have established a very successful long-term strategic partnership with Lockhart and our customer base”, stated Craig Lundell, Sr. Vice President of Commercial Operations and Europe for Sea-Land.  “With this expansion in North America and new opportunities in Europe, we are well positioned to service and support our lubricant customers on an international scale as well.”

Products in the Lockhart range of products include the EZ Mulz™, Counter Rust™, Lubristay™, Cuprisan™ and Coolsurf™ brands of rust preventatives additives and packages, corrosion inhibitors and emulsifiers.

“From strategic point of view, it just makes sense for us to work with one national distributor that has a strong track record and experienced workforce in the metalworking additives market,” stated Raj Minhas, President and CEO of Lockhart Chemical Company “We feel that Sea-Land Chemical is the best choice for us to form a partnership with.”

About Lockhart Chemical Company

Since 1982, Lockhart has manufactured additives which provide superior protection solutions for formulators of functional fluids and coatings. Lockhart technologies include wax and petrolatum oxidates and their esters and soaps, sodium, calcium and barium sulfonates, rust preventatives and corrosion inhibitors, gelled calcium sulfonates and metalworking processing additives. We offer technical service and comparative testing for rust prevention and emulsification. In addition to our own product line, Lockhart Chemical Company provides manufacturing under tolling agreements with several companies marketing to underbody coatings, metalworking additives, paint and coatings, hydraulic fluids and lubricants. For more information visit www.lockhartchem.com.

About Sea-Land Chemical Company

Sea-Land Chemical Company is a recognized industry leader in the global distribution of specialty raw materials and additive chemical technologies. Sea-Land is headquartered in the United States with warehouse locations throughout the US, Canada and Europe. The company employs a team of technically trained and market-focused sales and operations professionals dedicated to providing the highest level of service to their customers and supplier partners. Sea-Land, a 100% employee-owned and operated company since 1981, markets and distributes a large portfolio of unique brands from some of the largest manufacturers in the world. The company provides high quality, consistent and reliable raw material solutions for finished product compounders and blenders for the industrial lubricants; household, industrial and institutional cleaners; agriculture; construction; CASE and personal care markets. Visit our website to learn more, www.sealandchem.com.

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