Dorf Ketal Chemicals, a specialty chemicals company serving the
downstream industry, is entering a strategic distribution
agreement with Ashland Water Technologies for North America and
Under the agreement, Ashland Water Technologies will serve as
Dorf Ketals sole distributor. The announcement was made
at the AFPM Q&A and Technology Forum in Dallas.
With market-leading positions around the world, Dorf
Ketal has demonstrated its ability to rapidly innovate and
deliver sustainable solutions to the most difficult challenges
facing refiners and chemical producers today, said Matt
Knight, president and CEO of Dorf Ketal Chemicals. As a
new entrant to the North American market, we have been looking
for a partner that shares our commitment to innovation and
service. We believe Ashland Water Technologies is that
Both companies say they are planning to accelerate the delivery
of innovative products and services to the refining and petrochemical industries. Field
engineers and applications specialists from both companies will
work together to deliver differentiated process and water
treatment solutions, as well as documented return on
investment, to customers.
Our industrial water treatment team has a proven track
record of delivering documented return on investment for more
than 30 years across all major industries, including refining and petrochemical production," said John
Schumann, vice president of the industrial water business for
Ashland Water Technologies.
We take a proactive approach to working with our
customers, who are increasingly asking to evaluate the process
side of their operations and to deliver value-added
solutions, he added. Our partnership with Dorf
Ketal will allow us to do just that.