St. Paul, Minnesota, August 1st, 2017—Cortec Corporation, a leading producer of Corrosion Inhibitor additives, and EMCO Chemical Distributors, a leading North American distributor of specialty chemicals, have signed an exclusive agreement for distribution of Cortec’s corrosion inhibitor additives.

EMCO will distribute Cortec’s additives throughout the Midwest and East Coast.

“EMCO is pleased to include Cortec’s additives in our portfolio. We continue to look for leaders in the specialty chemicals market. Cortec brings that with their premier corrosion inhibitor products. This helps us offer an expanding line of specialty items to go along with commodity solvents and chemicals. We want to offer both unique products and a comprehensive chemical portfolio,“ says Mark Polen, Sales and Marketing Manager at EMCO Chemical Distributors.

Cortec’s products are used in many industries, including paints and coatings, lubricants and metalworking fluids, cleaners and degreasers, plastics, and adhesives. Their additives help eliminate corrosion caused by corrosive fluids, chlorides, and humid environments.

About Cortec Corporation

Based in St. Paul, MN, Cortec Corporation is the world’s largest producer of VCI technology with multiple manufacturing locations, warehouses and laboratories. More information on the company can be found at and

About EMCO Chemical Distributors

Based in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, EMCO Chemical Distributors is a leading North American distributor of chemicals, special chemicals, and related products to a wide range of industries and end markets. More information on the company can be found at