L.V. Lomas is the new exclusive distributor of LANXESS’ Bayferrox inorganic pigments in Canada, starting November 1.The Brampton, ON-based company will add the construction market to its existing exclusive distribution responsibilities of Bayferrox and Colortherm pigments for the coatings, plastics and specialties markets in this country. “We are pleased to expand our relationship with L.V. Lomas to the construction industry,” said Peter Baldus, vice-president of LANXESS’s Inorganic Pigments Group, Americas region. “L.V. Lomas has earned a reputation as a professional, customer-focused partner for our products in the coatings, plastics and specialties markets, and we are excited to work together to deliver the same level of service to our Canadian construction customers.” LANXESS is a major manufacturer of iron oxides and a leading producer of inorganic pigments based on chromium oxides. The IPG business unit is part of LANXESS’ Performance Chemicals segment, which recorded sales of EUR 2.2-billion in fiscal 2014. Founded in 1960, L.V. Lomas is a significant North American distributor of chemicals and ingredients, raw materials and packaging products. It has distribution facilities in Dorval, QC, Calgary, and Delta, BC, as well as in the US northwest. www.lvlomas.com