Al-Shihab Al Thahabi will distribute the Lubrizol Engineered Polymers portfolio for solvent-based adhesives and elastomer applications in the following countries: Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and United Arab Emirates. Al-Shihab is a reputed service organization for chemicals and additives in the Gulf region and emphasizes its aim to provide world-class after-sales support to their customers.
The agreement with Al Azzaz involves the distribution of all Lubrizol Engineered Polymers product ranges falling in the territories of Bahrain and Saudi Arabia. They have warehouses, which are fully compliant with local laws and safety requirements, in all the cities in which they operate. Besides raw materials, Al Azzaz also sells plastic processing equipment for PVC (Polyvinyl chloride) and cable compounding, film and sheet, and pipe extrusion.
These new appointments strengthen Lubrizol’s position in the regions with dedicated local teams with experience in the distribution of specialty chemicals, industrial raw materials and equipment. Jesus Santamaria, EMEAI (Europe, Middle East, Africa, India) engineered polymers business director, comments, “Our new distributors are appropriately located throughout that region to cover the specific needs and trends of a wide customer base; their excellent knowledge of the industry, combined with our innovative and durable solutions for specialized markets like wire and cable and hose and tubes make the partnerships a great fit.”
About Lubrizol Engineered Polymers:
Lubrizol Engineered Polymers offers one of the broadest portfolios of engineered polymers available today including resins that are bio-based, recyclable, light stable, flame retardant, adhesive, chemically resistant, optically clear and fast cycling. Their technology crosses many industries and applications, including surface protection, power and fluid systems, sports and recreation, wearable devices, electronics and automotive.
Companies: The Lubrizol Corporation