Van Horn, Metz & Co. Named Thiele Distributor

Aug. 31, 2012 - Van Horn, Metz & Co. (VHM) has been named as a distributor for Thiele Kaolin Company. Beginning on September 1, 2012, VHM will market Thiele's specialty kaolins to industrial minerals markets in the United States.

“Thiele has been offering the highest quality products with the best customer care for more than 60 years,” noted Thiele's Vice President and Director of Sales and Marketing, Eric Tillirson. “Van Horn, Metz shares those high standards and is an ideal partner to help us provide Thiele's products and services to kaolin consumers in industrial markets.”

“We're very excited to announce our new partnership with Thiele Kaolin Company today,” said Brian Boorman, Executive Vice President of Van Horn, Metz & Co. “As Thiele works to expand their market presence, we welcome the opportunity to offer their specialty kaolins across our entire geography into the coatings, plastics, adhesives, rubber and allied markets.

"Thiele fits well with Van Horn, Metz & Co.'s objective of offering our customer base specialty products which provide them with the best opportunity for success in a competitive market place,” Boorman added.

Thiele Kaolin Company, headquartered in Sandersville, GA with facilities in North America and Europe, is a leading source for processed kaolin clay worldwide. Thiele mines, processes, blends and delivers a full spectrum of kaolin products, each tailored to meet end user needs.

Van Horn, Metz & Company, Inc. with the main office in Conshohocken, PA offers customers specialty raw materials for industrial use. These products include Resins, Pigments, Dyes, Additives, Extenders and Fillers. VHM actively participates with customers as a respected partner in their supply chain, managing sourcing as well as logistics, while offering a one on one regional sales presence and convenient stocking locations across the country.

SOURCE: Thiele Kaolin Company