SAN JOSE, CA – Braskem, producer of polyolefins and biopolymers, has expanded its storefront on Knowde, a leading marketplace for ingredients, polymers and chemistry. Knowde connects companies like Braskem to tens of thousands of research and development and procurement professionals worldwide.

“Braskem is always looking for ways to evolve our portfolio and make it accessible for our clients,” said Mark Nikolich, CEO, Braskem America. “Our storefront on Knowde is an important part of our commercial strategy because it gets us closer to clients by providing them with a modern digital experience and ready access to information for making informed choices about raw materials.”

Braskem’s storefront features nearly 150 products that serve nine industries, including printing and packaging, automotive and transportation, and building and construction, among others. The company’s recently launched 3D printing polymers and expanded I'm green™ portfolio of recycled plastics are featured brands on Braskem’s new storefront.

“For the first time ever, buyers can search, learn, engage, sample, quote and purchase from every major producer on earth, all in one place with Knowde,” said Ali Amin-Javaheri, co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Knowde. “Having a company like Braskem America – the leading producer of polypropylene in the United States – expand its storefront demonstrates the continuing impact that Knowde is having on the chemical industry.”

Buyers can search by chemistry, application, function, technical properties and more in order to find the right product quickly and shorten time-to-market for new product development. Currently, buyers are using Knowde to conduct 295,000 searches and request nearly 6,000 samples and 1,200 quotes. On average, Knowde generates one qualified sales lead every five minutes.

Knowde supports buyers with KnowdeConcierge™, a unique service that provides 24/7 access to expert advice and insight on all manufacturer, brand and product pages. Suppliers like Braskem America benefit from targeted digital marketing and social media campaigns and robust analytics.

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