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ITWC Selects ChemPoint as the Distributor for its PolyS® Polyester Polyol in North America

Published on 2011-11-16. Author : SpecialChem

MALCOM, Iowa and Bellevue, Washington -- ITWC, Inc. announced that is has selected ChemPoint.com as the exclusive PolyS® polyester polyol distributor in North America. PolyS® products are used in a number of markets, including but not limited to coatings, adhesives, polyurethanes foams, hotcast polyurethanes, and chemical processing. ChemPoint will provide marketing, sales, technical support and order fulfillment for all PolyS® polyester polyols in North America.

"We chose to partner with ChemPoint based on their customer-driven focus, targeted marketing and sales approach, and strong technical capabilities," said Julia Prendergast, Vice President Sales & Marketing for ITWC. "ChemPoint has the sales and customer service capabilities to support a technically demanding product offering."

PolyS® polyester polyols are low molecular weight polyols prepared by polyesterification with excess diol. This allows hydroxyl groups to terminate the polymer molecules. PolyS® polyester polyols are used in the formation of polyurethanes, particularly for high-strength polyurethane elastomers. They are also used for flexible polyurethane foams, semi-rigid foams, and polyurethane coatings.

"We have spent the last 10 years understanding the unique needs of our customers in the polyurethane industry," said Rick Hoener, Polymer Business Director for ChemPoint. "We have listened to our customers and are looking forward to working with ITWC, who delivers a product set with superior quality and performance along with the nimble and responsive culture necessary to support that product offering. We are excited about growing our partnership with ITWC and building on the strong history with our customers."

About ITWC, Inc.

Founded in 1988 in central Iowa with one reactor and a big dream, ITWC is an ISO 9001:2008 certified company specializing in providing top quality chemicals and polyurethane solutions for visionary customers in a variety of industries. Today, ITWC has an impressive 30+ reactors, a polyester polyol plant and a second urethane systems operation in Riverside, CA. ITWC touts an expansive line of polyurethane products, equipment and tolling abilities to serve the polyurethane industry.

About ChemPoint.com

As the leading "e-distributor" of specialty and fine chemicals in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Latin America, ChemPoint.com engages in exclusive product line relationships with premier manufacturers. From its North American and European interaction centers, ChemPoint provides its suppliers with marketing, sales, customer service and order fulfillment solutions for their targeted customer segments. ChemPoint is a Univar company. With a network of more than 170 distribution facilities, Univar is among the world leaders in chemical distribution.

Source: ChemPoint

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