To offer a drop-in solution to overcome the PA66 shortage, we developed an alternative material: The Akulon® IG series is a portfolio of material grades made by combining the strength of PA6 and PA46 – two materials that are fully independent of the Adiponitrile/hexamethyldiamine supply.
DSM Engineering Materials reorganizes distribution network in North America
DSM Engineering Materials is partnering with Nexeo Plastics to enhance its distribution footprint for automotive, electronics and industrial manufacturers throughout North America. Effective immediately, the most popular grades from DSM’s advanced material portfolio are now available through Nexeo Plastics.
DSM’s new partnership with Nexeo will leverage their robust warehouse distribution network serving Canada, Mexico and the United States.
“We share DSM’s commitment to excellence and customer centricity, and we are excited to offer DSM’s extensive portfolio of high-performance engineering plastics to our customers,” said Shawn Williams, CEO, Nexeo Plastics.
DSM Engineering Materials President Shruti Singhal (left) and Shawn Williams, CEO, Nexeo Plastics (right) meet during the 2019 K Trade Fair in Düsseldorf, Germany. (Photo by Danny Bloem for DSM)
The following DSM products lines are now available through our preferred channel partners:
Additional DSM Channel Partner Updates
- DSM will continue its partnership with Channel Prime Alliance in the region.
- DSM products will no longer be available from Chase Plastics.
For questions, please contact your DSM Engineering Materials account manager or visit dsm.com/contactdep.
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