Zschimmer & Schwarz Interpolymer (Canton, Massachusetts) has announced a partnership with TCR Industries (La Palma, California) to represent its paint and coatings range of products in the Western and Southwestern region of the United States. Zschimmer & Schwarz is a global supplier of chemical auxiliaries and specialties headquartered in Lahnstein, near Koblenz, Germany. The family business was founded in Chemnitz in 1894 and is positioned across industries with different business divisions. TCR Industries is a regional distributor of specialty chemicals.

Zschimmer & Schwarz Interpolymer manufactures a wide range of acrylic polymers in Louisville, Kentucky. The Paints & Coatings Division serves a wide range of end-use applications from the industrial coatings and graphic arts sectors. Zschimmer & Schwarz offer technologies and materials for the treatment and coating of surfaces, such as wood, paper, metal, textile, and concrete. The portfolio comprises polymer technologies, such as self-crosslinking polymers as well as highly charged soluble resins for improvements in wetting, dispersing, or adhesion. The portfolio also comprises products using multiphase technology, combining two different types of polymers in the same polymer network.

“Our strategic alliance with TCR Industries underscores our determination to serve the paint and coatings market with teams who are experts in this field. TCR Industries has long-standing relations with customers in the paint and coatings market and we are delighted that they will be representing us in the Western and South Western region of the USA,” said Stephan Uijtewaal, CEO of Zschimmer & Schwarz Interpolymer.

“We are very excited to represent Zschimmer & Schwarz throughout our geographical territory. The Zschimmer & Schwarz products enhance our portfolio allowing solutions to our customers formulation needs. We are looking forward to a long lasting and successful partnership,” said Gary Glaviano, CEO of TCR Industries.

For more information, visit: www.zschimmer-schwarz.com/en/polymers.