DutCH2 Announces Strategic Partnership with GTM Founder to Establish Joint Venture in Houston, USA


Houston, USA — March 4, 2024 — DutCH2, a leading provider of innovative solutions in the field of chemical raw materials, is proud to announce a strategic partnership with Jorge Squier, one of the original founders of GTM, a renowned figure in the industry, to form a joint venture (JV) in Houston, USA. This collaboration marks a significant milestone for DutCH2 as it expands its footprint into the Americas market, including North America, Central America, South America, and the Caribbean.

The joint venture, under the name Dutch Americas LLC, will focus on providing cutting-edge solutions in the field of chemical raw materials, including distribution, storage, and logistics services, to the diverse markets across the Americas region. With Houston being a pivotal hub for trade and commerce, the establishment of this JV is poised to address the growing demand for specialized solutions in the region.

“Steven Willekes, Managing Director of DutCH2, is excited to join forces with Jorge Squier, one of the original founders of GTM, to establish a strong presence in the dynamic markets of the Americas,” said Willekes. “This partnership reflects our commitment to delivering innovative and sustainable solutions to our clients, while also reinforcing our position as a global player in the chemical industry.”

The collaboration will capitalize on DutCH2’s extensive experience in chemical raw materials handling and logistics, coupled with Jorge Squier’s deep understanding of the market dynamics across the Americas. By combining forces, Dutch Americas LLC aims to provide comprehensive and tailored solutions that meet the evolving needs of customers across various industries, including paints and coatings, adhesives, inks, and resins.

“We are thrilled to announce the formation of Dutch Americas LLC, and we are gearing up to start operations in April,” said Jorge Squier. “This strategic timing aligns with our commitment to delivering immediate value to our customers and stakeholders.”

The joint venture is expected to commence operations in April 2024, with a focus on delivering exceptional service, fostering innovation, and driving sustainable growth in the chemical raw materials sector across the Americas region.

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