5 September 2012
Following the overall review of Perstorp’s use of sales channels and the stronger focus by the Group on South American activities, we are happy to announce a new distribution agreement has been signed between Perstorp AB and Alcouro Comercial de Couros Ltda.
As of this year, Alcouro is responsible for distributing Perstorp’s products for the tanning market in Paraná, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Goiás and Minas Gerais.
The collaboration with Alcouro will strengthen Perstorp’s own sales force in serving this part of the Brazilian leather industry.
“Alcouro is a dedicated distributor with considerable expertise in this important segment for Perstorp. Its history, product portfolio and application knowledge support our choice of Alcouro as Perstorp’s partner in this geographical area,” says Per Westberg.
“For South America, and especially Brazil, the tanning market is significantly important. To have a dedicated player supporting Perstorp to offer customers our products across the regions is vital and we are very happy that Alcouro is willing to partner us here,” says Claudio Gaino, Perstorp Director, Latin America.
The Alcouro Comercial de Couros Ltda. was founded on August 17, 1992 aiming to assist tannery supply organization and technical & industrial performance of tanneries segment. In addition began to provide basic raw materials and since 2006 Alcouro is dedicated exclusively on distribution and sale of raw material for the leather sector. Alcouro seeks to maximize its results not only by the resale activity, but also through the support of his training technique team and with distribution facilities in places that improve good results for their customers. With two facilities located in strategic regions, Alcouro offers efficient logistics and the best service in the Southeast, Brazil Central and North areas, in the states of Paraná, Santa Catarina, Minas Gerais, Mato Grosso do Sul, Mato Grosso, Goiás, Tocantins, Amapá, Rondônia, Roraima and Acre.