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IMCD Extends BASF Acrylic Monomer Partnership to Iber

Published on 2014-11-07. Author : SpecialChem

 ROTTERDAM, The Netherlands --   IMCD N.V. has announced that its BASF standard acrylic monomer partnership was extended to the Iberian region.

IMCD has partnered with BASF for the distribution of its acrylic monomers for more than 35 years, continuously expanding the cooperation to different regions during this time. Representing the last remaining IMCD European territory to be included in the partnership agreement, this expansion will allow IMCD to distribute glacial acrylic acid, methacrylic acid, 2-ethylhexyl acrylate, butylacrylate, ethylacrylate and methylacrylate in Iberia.

These monomers are key raw materials in industrial synthesis and are used within a broad range of end applications including synthetic resins for coatings, paints, textiles, detergents, paper and construction.

"IMCD is delighted to extend the successful BASF partnership to one of the fastest growing industrial synthesis areas for IMCD in Europe", comments Dirk Bark, IMCD International Product Manager Acrylates. "BASF is one of the leading producers of acrylate monomers and IMCD is confident that this new contract will further strengthen its product portfolio and technical offering to the Iberian market whilst it continues to provide BASF with a best-in-class, value-adding service.”

About IMCD

IMCD is one of the leading companies in sales, marketing and distribution of speciality chemicals and food ingredients. Representing major global producers, its sales people are market focused technical experts who offer solutions for customers’ problems utilizing its comprehensive and complementary product portfolio. It provides its partners with optimum tailored solutions for multi-territory distribution management in Europe, Brazil, Asia-Pacific and Africa.

About BASF

 BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has nearly 17,000 employees in North America, and had sales of $19.3 billion in 2013. BASF creates chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Its portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As one of the world’s leading chemical companies, it combines economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility.

Source: IMCD

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