Applied Minerals agrees further halloysite distribution partnerships
Published: Monday, 21 December 2015
KODA to sell products in eastern US; adds to agreements across country.
Applied Minerals Inc. signed an additional distribution
agreement for halloysite clay from its Dragonite mine in Utah,
US in early December, with KODA Distribution Group.
The company will represent Applied Minerals as its exclusive
sales distributor for Dragonite halloysite clay in the east of
the US and Ribelin in the southeast.
KODA includes the EW Kaufmann and Ribelin subsidiaries and
is a leading distributor of speciality chemical products to the
coatings, adhesives, sealants and elastomer (CASE) markets, in
addition to construction, personal care and pharma
"Based on our expertise and experience, we are confident
about opening new markets and applications for Dragonite
halloysite clay," the president of KODA CASE, Dan Gruber,
Applied Minerals’ CEO, Andre Zeitun, added: "We
look forward to partnering with [KODA] as we continue to
execute our growth strategy. With the addition of KODA we have
implemented a distribution network that covers the entire US, a
significant feat for a company our size."
The distribution agreement follows previous distribution
announcements from Applied Minerals. Earlier this month Applied
Minerals partnered with Brandt Technologies for the
distribution of its halloysite clay and iron oxide for the US
In Mid-November the company received an initial order for
Dragonite for use in a speciality zeolite molecular sieve.