Biesterfeld enters Brazilian polymer distribution market
Effective from 1 April 2015, Biesterfeld Simko Distribuição Ltda. has started its operation in the Brazilian market.
The newly founded company is a 50/50 joint venture between German distributor Biesterfeld Plastic GmbH, based in Hamburg, and Simbras Ltda., a Brazilian subsidiary of Simko S. A., a Latin American plastic and rubber distributor. With immediate effect, Biesterfeld Simko Distribuição Ltda. has been appointed key distributor in Brazil by DuPont´s Performance Polymer division. The DuPont product range of engineering polymers, TPEs and rubber will be complemented with Chi Mei´s product range of styrene copolymers as well as PC, PMMA, and PC blends. The new company is headquartered in São Paulo and has a local sales office in Florianopolis, Santa Catarina.