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Solarglide Official UK & Ireland Distributor of Marine Chemicals

Solarglide have been announced as the official UK & Ireland Distributor of Vecom Marine Chemicals.  This exciting new partnership involves the distribution of Vecom marine chemicals & accessories, which strengthens Solarglide’s positioning as a premium supplier of marine and maritime products to the sector.

Solarglide are supplying technical products ranging from Rust Remover, Tank Cleaning & Coatings, suitable for workboats; offshore vessels; cruise liners; ferries; military craft; container ships; tankers & ro-ro.  They are supplied by an ADR trained & ISO 9001:2008 accredited team, who have over 4 generations of experience on the maritime sector.

Vecom Marine Chemicals have been sold around the world since 1953 & are present in 49 countries & around 850 ports worldwide.

Meet The Solarglide Team


Commenting on the agreement, Maria Vasakalis, Vecom International Sales & Export said:

“We welcome Paul Pringle and his team to our network… Solarglide can arrange deliveries of Vecom products in the major ports of the U.K. & Ireland”

Stocks are located at Newcastle upon Tyne and deliveries commence as per 3rd December, 2015. We assure them of our support and cooperation and wish them success in this new endeavor”

Paul Pringle, Managing Director of Solarglide said:

“It is essential that machinery & environments are maintained to the highest standards. Vecom is a premium brand of Marine Chemicals & used around the world in the Maritime Sector. I am very excited that Solarglide has been appointed as the official UK & Ireland distributor for Vecom Marine Chemicals.”

Subscribe and Save

He added “Our research showed companies struggled to get the best price without buying in bulk, which consequently created a problem of storage for them.

Solarglide’s unique subscribe & save service allows customers to save money & buy in bulk. We store the products and the client requests deliveries when they need them. We believe we are the first to provide this service in the Marine chemical sector”

Price Pledge

Solarglide is also offering clients an opportunity to benefit from using premium Marine Chemicals at lower prices than their existing supplier using their Price Pledge.


This announcement comes after last months new product launch of Mariscan, an ultrasonic water-tight tester developed for owners and users of shipping containers, window seals, water-tight hatches, yacht hatches/doors & windows

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