EXTON, PA - Sartomer Americas, a business unit of Arkema Inc., announced that effective April 1, 2018, it is expanding its distribution network through a partnership with Harwick Standard Distribution Corp. to market and sell Sartomer specialty (meth)acrylate additives and co-agents into the rubber and elastomer industries in the United States.

Harwick Standard is already a distributor of Arkema’s Vul-Cup®, Di-Cup® and Luperox® peroxide crosslinkers and additives into the rubbers market and will add Sartomer’s Saret® coagents, MCure™ resins and other specialty (meth)acrylates to better serve customers in this industry.

“Our partnership with Harwick Standard is an important part of our plan for growth in the rubber and elastomer industry, as Sartomer focuses on commercial excellence and providing innovative solutions,” said Kenny Messer, President of Sartomer Americas. “Their experience and presence in the rubber market will help us reach more customers and better serve our existing customers with a more robust offering of Arkema products.”