Teknor Apex will introduce greener vinyl at NPE2012


Dow Electrical & Telecommunications (Dow E&T), a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company, and leading custom compounder Teknor Apex Company have announced a joint market development agreement for flexible vinyl in several application areas. The agreement gives Teknor Apex exclusive marketing rights in North America for flexible vinyl compounds containing Dow Equilibrium bio-based plasticizers in certain applications, including certain medical, consumer and industrial products, and select wire and cable products.

For Dow E&T the collaboration with Teknor Apex opens the door to markets outside the power industry. In a statement from Dow, Thorne Bartlett, New Business Development Director, Dow E&T explains: “Working with a company like Teknor Apex will allow us to bring this sustainable technology to a host of consumer and industrial end products that utilize flexible vinyl compounds, including certain wire and cable construction applications.”...

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