Huntsman Advanced Materials and Samaro announce new distribution partnership in France for Araldite® products

Huntsman Advanced Materials, recognized as a global innovator and developer of technologically advanced epoxy, acrylic and polyurethane-based polymer products, is confirming an agreement with Samaro, to strengthen its distribution network in France.


Founded 40 years ago, Samaro is a well recognized distributor with significant experience in the adhesives, sealants, specialty lubricants and encapsulants markets, providing the best technical brands to their customers.


In April 2015, Samaro acquired DIL SA, distributor of Huntsman products since 1990, located in Thouaré sur Loire (44) and Les Ulis (91); Together the two businesses aim to capitalize on the combination of their high level technical advice outstanding customer service in adhesives, electrical insulation, composites and tooling.



Commenting on how the new agreement is helping to deliver added value to their customers, Elena CASINI, Huntsman Advanced Materials’ EMEA Distribution Manager, said, “We identified them as a business partner that understands our customer needs and is committed to the highest levels of supply and service.”


At Samaro, Erwan MENARD, Managing Director supports Huntsman’s enthusiasm for the new agreement and adds, “Part of our mission is to recommend the best solutions to our customers to contribute directly to their efficiency and profitability. To deliver this we need to have complete confidence in the products we promote and with Huntsman Advanced Materials, that is always the case. This partnership will deliver effective, tailored technical solutions to a marketplace that rightly has high expectations of its suppliers. We look forward to the busy months ahead with Huntsman Advanced Materials as our new partner.”

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About Huntsman:

Huntsman Corporation is a publicly traded global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals with 2012 revenues of over $11 billion. Our chemical products number in the thousands and are sold worldwide to meet the needs of consumers and manufacturers serving a broad range of end markets. We operate more than 75 manufacturing and R&D facilities in 30 countries and employ approximately 12,000 associates within our 5 distinct business divisions. For more information about Huntsman, please visit the company’s website at


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Huntsman Advanced Materials (Switzerland) GmbH
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