Elkem announces distribution partnership with IMCD for silicone materials in North America

Elkem Silicones, a silicone siloxane producer, announces a strategic distribution partnership with IMCD, a distributor of speciality chemicals and food ingredients, to promote and distribute silicone materials in North America.

These silicone materials, including cyclosiloxanes D4 and D5, polydimethylsiloxane oils (PDMS), silanol fluids, functional fluids, emulsions, antifoams, gels, and sealants, will be marketed by IMCD for all specialty market applications including coatings, construction, industrial, home care, cosmetics, personal care, plastics, rubber, lubricants and food.

Stocked locally in the United States, Elkem has multiple manufacturing facilities located in Asia, Europe and the United States.

Chris York, president, Elkem Silicones Americas, said: 

“We are excited to extend our silicone solutions with a personal touch in North America through IMCD’s commercial knowledge and market formulation expertise. We are proud to partner with IMCD, an industry leader, to provide North America customers with Elkem’s high quality silicone materials and convenient access to IMCD’s comprehensive and complementary product portfolio.”  

Marcus Jordan, Americas president, IMCD, said:

“With an established national team positioned in Canada, and the launch of a single IMCD brand in the US last year, IMCD provides our principal suppliers with market-focused sales teams that deliver the technical expertise and local market knowledge to expand business opportunities and solutions for both our suppliers and valued customers. Representing Elkem’s portfolio across North America upholds our strategy to execute coast-to-coast sales coverage for our partners and we are thrilled to introduce Elkem’s world-class products to customers in our core markets within the industrial and life sciences industries.” 

Companies: Elkem

Terms: Business, News Worldwide

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This article has been written on JEC Composites Magazine
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