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Perstorp Polyols Signs Agreement with Nexeo Solutions to Distribute its Specialty Products

Published on 2015-09-23. Author : SpecialChem

Following the overall review of the Group’s use of sales channels, specialty chemicals company Perstorp announced the signing of a distributorship agreement between Perstorp Polyols Inc. (Toledo, Ohio) and Nexeo Solutions, LLC (formerly Archway Sales, St. Louis).

Fig. 1: Perstorp

As of September 2015, Nexeo Solutions will be responsible for distributing a wide range of Perstorp’s specialty products, including:

• Capa™ caprolactones
• Charmor™ carbon sources for intumescent systems
• Alkoxylated polyol product lines

The distributorship agreement covers the Southeast, Ohio Valley and Central United States regions, excluding the West Coast and Northeastern regions.

“We see a natural synergy between the performance offered by Perstorp’s specialty product lines and the ability of Nexeo Solutions to bring that value to new and existing customers. Nexeo Solutions will optimize the “solutions” component of our customer offering,” Rob Magro, Perstorp’s Sales Director of Specialties and Solutions for the Americas Region, said.

About Perstorp

The Perstorp Group is one of the world leaders in several sectors of the specialty chemicals market for a wide variety of industries and applications. Its products are used in the aerospace, marine, coatings, chemicals, plastics, engineering and construction industries. They can also be found in automotive, agricultural feed, food, packaging, textile, paper and electronics applications. Perstorp has approximately 1,500 employees and manufacturing units in Asia, Europe and North America. Sales in 2014 amounted to more than SEK 11 billion. At the end of 2005 Perstorp Holding AB, controlled by the French private equity company PAI partners, acquired the Perstorp Group.

About Nexeo Solutions

Nexeo Solutions is one of the largest global chemicals and plastics distributors with a centralized business model. With operations worldwide, Nexeo offers over 26,000 products used in a broad cross-section of industries, including chemicals manufacturing, oil and gas, paints and coatings, automotive, healthcare and personal care. Nexeo distributes these products in North America, EMEA, and Asia. The company provides broad logistics capabilities, in-depth market knowledge, dedicated technical expertise and Environmental Services. As a private company employing more than 2,500 employees, Nexeo connects a network of over 1,200 suppliers with a diverse base of more than 28,000 customers.

Source: Perstorp

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