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09. February 2018

Lubrizol appoints Simko as new distributor in Argentina

Lubrizol announced that it has selected Simko S.A. as the new distributor for its thermoplastic polyurethane portfolio throughout Argentina. Simko distributes engineering plastics, synthetic rubbers, rubber chemicals and industrial equipment for rubber and plastic industries in Argentina. The company has warehouse and office facilities in San Martin near the Buenos Aires highway network.

The agreement includes the following product lines:

  • Estane TPU products are utilised in film and sheet, extrusion, blow moulding, injection moulding, over moulding, calendaring and solution coating processes.
  • Isoplast ETP products are hard and high flexural modulus polyurethane engineering resins with good chemical resistance and barrier properties.
  • The Pearlbond TPU portfolio includes products for hot melt adhesives (HMA) and reactive hot melts (HMPUR), typically used in automotive interior parts, bookbinding, furniture, textile and footwear.
  • Pearlstick TPU products are designed for use in the manufacture of solvent-based adhesives.

Other products that will also be distributed by Simko are: Pearlcoat TPU, Pearlthane TPU, Pearlthane ECO TPU and Carbo-Rite conductive compounds and sheet products.


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