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Taiwanese Company Double Bond Chemical Enters USA Market for Coatings and Plastic Additives

Published on 2010-06-28. Author : SpecialChem

WEST SIMSBURY, Conn. -- Mr. Joseph Leon, President of Double Bond Chemical Industries USA, Inc., announced that Double Bond will add the parent company's additives products to its business mix. "Double Bond Taiwan has an extensive line of additives," said Leon, "most of which are already being used by North American coatings and plastics companies. We look forward to competing on value and pricing." Sales of DBC's additive products in the U.S. will be handled exclusively by Brenntag Specialties, Inc. of South Plainfield, N.J. In Canada, the exclusive distributor will be UNIPEX Group with headquarters in Montreal. Both of these sales rep firms will also stock the Double Bond products.

The additives product line features antioxidants, heat stabilizers, light stabilizers, optical brighteners and UV absorbers. The Additives For Plastics And Coatings brochure of Double Bond Taiwan is available on request.

Brenntag Specialties, Inc. of South Plainfield, N.J. is a national market rep organization known for strong technical sales. Mr. Mike Leahey, Director of New Market Development, will head up the Brenntag effort for Double Bond USA.

UNIPEX Group, with North American headquarters in Montreal, is a global firm specializing in the manufacture and distribution of active ingredients, specialty and base chemicals for the cosmetic, pharmaceutical, specialty and industrial chemical and nutrition industries. Mr. Dave Saucier, Business Manager, will head up the UNIPEX effort for Double Bond USA.

Double Bond Chemical Industries Company Ltd is a global chemical producer with a world class R&D facility located in Junghe City, Taiwan. Double Bond has over 300 employees, five manufacturing sites and a presence in 25 countries. Key products are UV cure raw materials and specialty additives for coatings and plastics. Their major markets are currently Asia and Europe.

Double Bond Chemical Industries USA was incorporated in early 2010 as a subsidiary of Double Bond of Taiwan. It's mission is to establish Double Bond as an integrated supplier to the North American markets for coatings, inks and plastics. Double Bond USA's UV cure product line was introduced during the RadTech UV & EB Technology Exposition held May 24-26 in Baltimore. Mr. Leon is a long time veteran of the UV cure industry. He was one of the founding partners of Zeon Technologies and since 2001 had been General Manager of Bomar Specialties Company.

Source: Double Bond Chemical Industries Company Ltd

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