AOC (Collierville, Tenn., USA) reported on April 15 that it has entered into an agreement with BASF-Spain for the exclusive manufacturing of the AOC unsaturated polyester resin (UPR) product line. BASF operates UPR facilities in Tarragona, Spain.
“Our long association with BASF gives us tremendous confidence in this new venture. BASF is the global chemical leader with truly world-class manufacturing capability,” said Brian Parker, AOC Global Managing Director. This new relationship will allow AOC to better supply its customers in the growing European market. AOC operates throughout Europe with plants in the U.K., Poland and Slovakia.
Editor PickSolvay launches long glass high-performance polyamides
Solvay (Brussels, Belgium) has launched Omnix LF-4050 and Omnix LF-4060, high-performance polyamides (HPPA) with long fiberglass content of 50% and 60% respectively.