K2 Pure Solutions and Basic Chemical Solutions, L.L.C.

04/04/2007 in Company News

K2 Pure Solutions, Inc. and Basic Chemical Solutions, L.L.C. (BCS) of Redwood City, California announce that they have entered into an agreement under which BCS is the exclusive distributor of the purest quality bleach, caustic soda, and hydrochloric acid from K2 Pure Solutions’ new facility on the U.S. West Coast. The K2 Pure Solutions process will utilize only inert salt, water and electricity as ingredients, thus eliminating the need to transport chlorine.

K2 Pure Solutions’ facility, which is planned to open in late 2008, will be located in the Metropolitan Los Angeles area, and is part of a nationwide program for the transition to inherently safer technologies in the production of chlor-alkali products.

BCS is an international chemical marketer of chlor-alkali and acid products. BCS CEO Mark J. Byrne, said, “This unique alliance with K2 will enable BCS to continue our already proven program of converting customers from using gaseous products to liquids which are safer and cost effective.”

K2 Pure Solutions’ CEO and Co-founder, Mr. Howard Brodie said, “In order to fulfill our mandate of a nationwide network of chlor-alkali production facilities using inherently safer technologies, K2 Pure Solutions has chosen to develop partnerships with market leaders in design, engineering, construction, marketing and product distribution. We are delighted to add BCS to our growing list of strategic partners, which includes Uhdenora for design engineering and technology and KA Steel for manufacturing and distribution in the Mid-West.”

About K2 Pure Solutions

K2 Pure Solutions' mission is to reduce the need to transport chlorine for water treatment by deploying and funding a North America wide network of state-of-the-art facilities utilizing inherently safe technology. K2 Pure Solutions was founded by David Cynamon and Howard Brodie, the founders of KIK Custom Products, www.kikcorp.com, North America's largest contract manufacturer of private label household bleach, personal care and household cleaning products.

About Basic Chemical Solutions, L.L.C., www.basicllc.com

Basic Chemical Solutions is a U.S.-based global distributor and trader of commodity chemicals. With roots dating back almost 50 years, BCS has established a worldwide infrastructure with 29 offices in 14 countries on 5 continents and another 65 owned or contracted chemical terminal locations. Our product focus on inorganic mineral acids and bases includes some of the most broadly used chemicals in the world.