Elkem Silicones Announces Distribution Agreement
EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – Silicone siloxane producer Elkem Silicones announced a strategic distribution partnership with IMCD, a leading distributor of specialty chemicals and food ingredients, to promote and distribute silicone materials in North America.
The silicone materials, including cyclosiloxanes D4 and D5, polydimethylsiloxane oils (PDMS), silanol fluids, functional fluids, emulsions, antifoams, gels, and sealants, will be marketed by IMCD for all specialty market applications including coatings, construction, industrial, home care, cosmetics, personal care, plastics, rubber, lubricants and food.
Stocked locally in the United States, Elkem has multiple manufacturing facilities located in Asia, Europe and the United States.
“We are excited to extend our silicone solutions with a personal touch in North America through IMCD’s commercial knowledge and market formulation expertise,” said Chris York, President, Elkem Silicones Americas. “We are proud to partner with IMCD, an industry leader, to provide North America customers with Elkem’s high-quality silicone materials and convenient access to IMCD’s comprehensive and complementary product portfolio.”
“With an established national team positioned in Canada, and the launch of a single IMCD brand in the U.S. last year, IMCD provides our principal suppliers with market-focused sales teams that deliver the technical expertise and local market knowledge to expand business opportunities and solutions for both our suppliers and valued customers,” said Marcus Jordan, Americas President, IMCD. “Representing Elkem’s portfolio across North America upholds our strategy to execute coast-to-coast sales coverage for our partners, and we are thrilled to introduce Elkem’s world-class products to customers in our core markets within the industrial and life sciences industries.”