Global specialty chemicals leader Clariant and bioplastics specialist FKuR announce their distribution agreement for North America. With immediate effect, Clariant Masterbatches will market, sell and distribute FKuR´s full line of biodegradable and biobased products in North America. FKuR´s product portfolio includes "Bio-Flex, "Biograde, "Fibrolon, "Terralene and "Terramid.
Sustainability is a crucial element of Clariant´s Business Strategy. "For that reason, we have initiated a program called ´Sustainability@Clariant´ and it comprises all our sustainability activities. As a strong driver of our profitable growth strategy, ´Sustainability@Clariant´ is an integral part of the way we work. Many of our products are excellent examples of how sustainability and innovation have been successfully incorporated into a competitive portfolio in the marketplace. We value our partnership with FKuR, a specialist in the field of bioplastics. We are excited to add their product lines to our current portfolio," said Peter Prusak, Head of Marketing - Clariant Masterbatches North America.
For Carmen Michels, President of FKuR Plastics Corp, the new distribution agreement is a logical step for FKuR´s growth in North America. "As ´The Bioplastic Specialist´ we offer innovative product solutions for all processing methods and applications our customers wish to realize using bioplastics. With Clariant Masterbatches, we have expanded our ability to service customers´ needs within USA and Canada." stated Michels.
As of now, Clariant Masterbatches will distribute FKuR´s compounds which include:
"Bio-Flex - PLA blends for extrusion, thermoforming and injection molding
"Biograde" - Cellulose blends for injection molding
"Fibrolon" - Wood fiber reinforced compounds (WPC)
"Terralene" - Compounds based on "I´m Green" Polyethylene
"Terramid" - Compounds based on "Vestamid" Terra polyamidesWeitere News im plasticker