Connell Brothers and FMC Expand Cooperation to Taiwan

July 1, 2015 —
TAIPEI, – (July 1, 2015) Connell Brothers (CBC), the largest specialty chemicals and ingredients distributor in Asia-Pacific, announces today that they have been appointed to represent FMC in the Taiwan market for FMC’s food ingredient business starting August 8, 2015.
In this new cooperation, CBC’s Food & Nutrition team will market FMC’s high quality products for the food industry, including the world leading Avicel® family of Cellulose/Cellulose Gel as well as FMC extensive Natural Color series and naturally derived hydrocolloids.
“We have been expanding our partnership with FMC in Food and Nutrition as well as Pharmaceutical markets in Asia,” commented Azita Owlia, vice president, North Asia, CBC. “Our aim is to always provide our customers with the world leading ingredients and technical expertise that can help give them an edge in their market.”
“CBC has been a strategic partner to our FMC Health & Nutrition business in many countries around the world for many years,” said Stewart Campbell, Regional Commercial Director Asia Pacific, “Based on their extensive knowledge and network in the global food industry and their strong local presence in Taiwan, we are confident Connell Brothers will provide a very high level of support and service to our customers.”
About Connell Brothers 
Founded in 1895, Connell Brothers is a division of Wilbur-Ellis Company and is the largest marketer and distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients in Asia-Pacific with a keen focus on technical service, customer support, and environmental, health, and safety.  Connell Brothers provides complete supply chain management from transportation, documentation, warehousing, and sales and distribution in 17 countries and in 43 offices located throughout Asia-Pacific.
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About FMC
FMC Corporation is a specialty company serving agricultural, industrial and consumer markets globally for more than a century with innovative solutions, applications and quality products.  In 2014, FMC had annual sales of approximately $3.3 billion from continuing operations.  FMC acquired Cheminova in April 2015, which had sales of DKK 6.8 billion in 2014.  FMC employs approximately 7,000 people throughout the world and operates its businesses in three segments: FMC Agricultural Solutions, FMC Health and Nutrition and FMC Lithium.
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