Agilis Chemicals Inc., a provider of a commerce platform for the chemical industry, has announced a collaboration with UL, a safety science company. The collaboration extends its commerce platform to more than 4,500 suppliers and hundreds of thousands of chemical end users on the UL Prospector platform. The Prospector platform supplies chemical buyers with an easy and secure way to buy products. Suppliers on the Prospector platform can now build a branded e-commerce portal with Agilis and link the portal with their Prospector platform. According to Pam Walker, business leader for the materials and supply chain division at UL, “The collaboration with Agilis provides what many of our users have requested for years, a way to initiate material purchase while on Prospector. Suppliers with products on Prospector will also bene t by being able to reach potential customers at the moment they’re ready to purchase materials and ingredients.”

Agilis Chemicals is headquartered in Newark, NJ. UL, Northbrook, IL, performs independent research, standards development, testing, and certification to improve global well-being.