Chem-Trend names new Thermoplastic industry partner for the Netherlands

November 30, 2010

Maisach, Germany – Chem-Trend, leading supplier of aids for processing plastics, and CS Plastics, a distributor specialising in complete solutions for the plastics industry, have signed an agreement regarding the sale of the Chem-Trend’s Lusin® range of products for the thermoplastic industry in the Netherlands. Chem-Trend and CS Plastics have already been working together successfully for several years in Belgium.

Process aids help optimise production of plastic products, reduce scrap and increase production efficiency. Chem-Trend‘s comprehensive range of Lusin® products for the plastics processing industry includes release agents, lubricants, purging compounds, mould cleaners and anti-corrosion agents.

“CS Plastics is the ideal partner for distribution of our product range for the thermoplastics industry in the Netherlands thanks to its excellent industry knowledge and customer proximity”, explains René Gräwe, European Business Director Thermoplastics at Chem-Trend. “CS Plastics is characterised by its comprehensive expertise and outstanding support, in particular for small and medium-sized customers. We are confident that our partnership, which has already been successful in Belgium, will continue to be so in the Netherlands.”

“We have obtained a strong partner in Chem-Trend, one that is highly skilled in the development and production of process aids”, adds Werner Vanderveken, Managing Director of CS Plastics. “Our experiences from the collaboration in Belgium demonstrate Chem-Trend’s strong commitment to assisting with individual customer queries and to solving specific production problems.”

The Lusin® range of products for the thermoplastics industry that will be sold by CS Plastics in the Netherlands includes cleaners for screws and hot channels, surface cleaners, degreasers, anti-corrosion agents, mould release agents, purge compounds, lubricants and high temperature assembly pastes.

About CS Plastics

CS Plastics stands for “Complete Solutions for Plastics” and is focusing on peripherals for plastic processing customers in the Benelux countries, both for extrusion, injection, blow molding and PET.

CS Plastics represents various well-known brands such as Piovan, MB Conveyors, Gimatic, Chem-Trend, Arena, Eichholz, PSG. More information is available on the website

Chem-Trend – 50 Years of Release Innovation

Chem-Trend is a leading global manufacturer of process chemical specialties with a main focus on high-end mould release agents. Chem-Trend develops mould release agents used for the production of moulded components made of composites, rubber, thermoplastics, or polyurethane, die lubricants for application in the die casting industry, as well as purging compounds and inside and outside tyre paints. In addition, Chem-Trend manufactures specialized ancillary products, such as mould maintenance products, mould cleaners and mould sealers for the individual industries. Chem-Trend celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2010.

Chem-Trend has manufacturing sites and sales offices around the globe. By means of a dedicated sales force and global distribution network, Chem-Trend reaches almost all geographic markets where significant levels of manufacturing take place. Chem-Trend's global customers benefit from the long lasting experience of Chem-Trend's experts in regard to the materials used in the different production processes, as well as from its comprehensive service network.

Since 2004, Chem-Trend has been part of Freudenberg Chemical Specialities SE & Co. KG, a member of the Freudenberg Group of Companies based in Weinheim, Germany. In Germany, Chem-Trend has production sites in Norderstedt near Hamburg, and Maisach near Munich. Maisach is also home to the European headquarters, as well as the global product development for thermoplastic products. Chem-Trend's global headquarters are located in Howell, Michigan, USA.

Lusin® is a trademark of Chem-Trend.

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Chem-Trend (Germany) GmbH, Ganghoferstrasse 47, 82216 Maisach/Gernlinden
Kathrin Bethke, Phone ++49 8142 417 1146, Fax ++49 8142 417 191 46

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Monika Keller, Phone ++49 30 – 28 44 95 94, Fax ++49 30 – 28 44 95 96

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