Global specialty chemicals leader Clariant and bioplastics specialist FKuR have announced that they have entered into a distribution agreement with immediate effect. Under the agreement, Clariant Masterbatches will market, sell and distribute FKuR's full line of biodegradable and bio-based products in North America, a product portfolio comprising FKuR's Bio-Flex PLA blends, Biograde, cellulose blends, Fibrolon, woodfiber reinforced compounds, Terralene compounds based on I'm Green PE and and Terramid compounds based on Vestamid Terra polyamides.
The new distribution agreement is a logical step for FKuR's growth in North America. "With Clariant Masterbatches, we have expanded our ability to service customers' needs within USA and Canada." said Carmen Michels, president of FKuR Plastics Corp.