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With effect from 1 January 2019, Lehmann&Voss&Co. took over the business operations of the Osthoff Omega Group, based in Norderstedt near Hamburg, Germany. This acquisition increases LuV’s portfolio in the field of functional and lightweight fillers, such as hollow and solid spheres, ceramic foams, reinforcing fillers, etc. With F.A.R. Polymers, the Italian polymer manufacturer, LuV has confirmed an exclusive distributionship about polymer powders. This includes the product group Neolith as well as the distribution rights for Germany and the UK. The polymer powders are on vinyl copolymer basis and can be used in a variety of applications such as tile adhesives, plaster, mortars or exterior insulation & finishing systems.

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The Krahn Chemie Group, which is part of the globally operating Otto Krahn Group, has acquired majority stakes in six companies from Jollis AB & Partners, Sweden.

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Effective 1 April 2021, Solvay will expand the distribution in the EMEA region (excluding Italy) of its Solef PVDF and Halar ECTFE specialty polymers through Biesterfeld Plastic and Ixef PARA via Albis.

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Arburg announced that in January 2021 it has entered into a trade partnership with LSVN Co. Ltd. to expand its injection moulding business in Vietnam. Headquartered in Ho Chi Minh City, LSVN has more than 20 years of experience in the field of injection moulding, during which time it has successfully established itself as a distribution partner and service provider for the injection moulding industry.

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On 14 January 2021, Biesterfeld announced that it is expanding its partnership with Denka Company Limited by taking on the distribution of Denka ER acrylate rubbers with immediate effect. The new agreement applies to the whole of Europe (except Spain and Turkey), Russia and Brazil.

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ER-WE-PA Davis-Standard GmbH announced that SIFEM Electronique will serve as Davis-Standard’s sales agent in France. SIFEM has more than 40 years of experience in industrial projects and extrusion applications encompassing film, sheet, pipe and profile, and wire and cable. As Davis-Standard’s representative, they will be responsible for facilitating direct contact with plastic converters and stakeholders throughout France, specifically identifying converting needs and marketing packaging solutions.

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Azelis has a new partnership with Ocsial, the world’s largest single-wall carbon nanotube manufacturer. Under the agreement Azelis distributes Ocsial’s Tuball range in France and the UK. Tuball single-wall carbon nanotubes can be used to achieve non-black antistatic and conductive applications.

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Songwon has announced a number of new distribution agreements with several companies in Europe as well as Canada. Bodo Möller Chemie Benelux N.V. has been supplying customers in Belgium, Luxemburg and the Netherlands since 1 January 2020, and Bodo Möller Chemie UK Ltd took on responsibility in the UK and Ireland on 1 May 2020.

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RadiciGroup has announced a reorganisation of its sales network in Germany and has appointed B. Bigler AG as the distributor for the German market for a wide product range including the Heraflex TPE portfolio. Bigler, based in Zug, CH, and part of Dolder Group, has a sales net and logistics hub in Weiterstadt.

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Biesterfeld announced that it is expanding its long-term partnership with South Korean manufacturer Songwon. Building on the partners' successful collaboration in the distribution of stabilisers, UV protection agents and UV initiators for plastics and coatings, the portfolio will now be expanded to include the new functional monomers product group. Biesterfeld will be responsible for the European distribution of approximately 20 new products consisting of bisphenol-based monomers and monomers based on diacid anhydrides and dicyclopentadiene-phenol adducts (DCPD) for the production and modification of bonding agents.

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Brenntag announced that it will become the primary distributor for Arkema Inc. waterborne resins in Canada. According to the company, the expansion of this distribution agreement will follow a similar transition to the launch of the initial agreement covering the USA earlier in 2019.

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