September 29, 2014 16:00 ET

BASF Names CCC National Distributor for Water Solutions Portfolio in Canada

FLORHAM PARK, NJ and TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - Sep 29, 2014) -  Today at the Water Environment Federation's Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) in New Orleans, BASF Canada Inc. and Canada Colors and Chemicals Ltd. (CCC) announced that they have entered into an exclusive agreement for the distribution of BASF's comprehensive Water Solutions portfolio throughout Canada. The agreement is effective Oct. 1, 2014 for Western Canada and the Maritime provinces. On Jan. 1, 2015, CCC, one of the largest independent distributors in Canada, will become BASF's exclusive national distributor for all of Canada.

The BASF products included in the agreement are Zetag®, Magnafloc® LT, Burst®, Magnasol® and Antiprex®. These products are used for applications such as water and waste water treatment, industrial process water treatment and environmental remediation. 

"We look forward to offering BASF's innovative product line for the water industry to Canadian customers," said Dave Emerson, President and COO of CCC. "CCC already has a proven track record with BASF and we will continue to demonstrate our value through our professional service, industry expertise and deep network across the country." 

"CCC's strong customer service model and market focus were significant factors in our decision process. We are confident that we selected the right partner to represent BASF's Water Solutions portfolio across Canada to meet the needs of our customers," said Linda Muroski, Head of BASF's Water Solutions business in North America.

About CCC

CCC is one of the largest independent distributors in Canada. Founded by Mr. R.R. Carr-Harris in 1920, the company's growth over the past many years has been built on strong customer service, quality assurance and Responsible Care. Our distribution services span Canada with warehouses located in Brampton, Windsor, Montreal, Vancouver and Leduc. In addition, we have a sulphuric acid manufacturing plant in Elmira Ontario, and a Colour Concentrate plant in Colborne, Ontario. CCC Chemicals is a market leader and full service provider of over 5,000 commodity and specialty products, servicing businesses in the environmental and water treatment markets, industrial and solvent sector, food and fine chemicals, coatings and polymer additives, oil and gas, soap and detergent, mining, pulp and paper. Our knowledgeable staff and intense market focus help us develop strong relationships and provide added value to our customers and suppliers. This includes our e-commerce solutions that reflect our ongoing commitment to flexibility and innovation. See more at:

About BASF

BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has nearly 17,000 employees in North America, and had sales of $19.3 billion in 2013. For more information about BASF's North American operations, visit

At BASF, we create chemistry -- and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world's leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future. BASF had sales of about EUR 74 billion in 2013 and over 112,000 employees as of the end of the year. Further information on BASF is available on the Internet at

Contact Information

  • Media Inquiries:
    BASF Contact:
    Betsy Arnone
    Tel.: (973) 519-9808
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    CCC Contact:
    Tom Chan
    Tel.: (780) 980-8945
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