Nexeo Plastics has agreed to partner with Wanhua Chemical Group to distribute Wanhua’s Wanthane TPUs (polyester, polyether, polycaprolactone, polycarbonate and aliphatic) across Benelux, UK, Ireland and Spain.
global player in the field of TPUs,” said Joost d’Hooghe, Nexeo Plastics Vice President of Europe, Middle East and Africa. “By collaborating with Wanhua, we are expanding our portfolio of high value TPEs and complementing the solutions that we offer to key industries, such as packaging, automotive, electronic, and electrical.” Wanhua Head of Performance Material Business Unit Dr. He Yong commented, “As the trend towards greater use of high performing polymers in the EU/Americas continues to open new opportunities and increases demand for high-quality products, Wanhua’s goal is to become the key brand of excellence in TPU. We strive to have the right products, a team of experts in place, and the flexibility to provide excellent customer service.“
Frank Zhang, Wanhua Head of Oversees Sales Department, added, „Wanthane TPU is a growing brand which includes quality products that have been used extensively for years in many applications. With the agility of a streamlined organization, our focus is to grow the business in Europe and America as quickly as possible. Our partnership with Nexeo Plastics in Benelux, UK and Ireland, as well as in some segments in Spain is an important part of our strategy.“ (In Spain, Nexeo Plastics distributes TPU extrusion grades only.)
Wanhua’s ISO9001, 14001 and IATF16949 certified BorsodChem TPU plant in Hungary will enable the companies to quickly respond to customer requests. The TPU plant was started in 2020.