Clariant’s pigments and additives division, Sulzbach, Ts., Germany and Hangzhou Baihe Chemicals Co. Ltd, Zhejiang Province, China, have announced that a joint venture agreement has been signed for the production of high-performance organic pigments in China.
The new joint venture is based on the increased demand for high-performance organic pigments both in China and the rest of the world. Clariant has a long-standing cooperation with Hangzhou Baihe Chemicals Co. Ltd. The new production site will be located in Hangzhou, southwest of Shanghai. The high-performance organic pigments produced by the joint venture will be marketed exclusively through the Clariant sales distribution network.
Hangzhou Baihe Chemicals Co. Ltd. is a leading manufacturer of organic pigments for several applications.
Sartomer Names Lipscomb Chemical Distributor for California, Arizona, Nevada
Sartomer Company has appointed of Lipscomb Chemical, Long Beach, CA, as a stocking distributor. The announcement marks an expansion of the relationship between the two companies; previously, Lipscomb was a Sartomer agent.
Under the expanded arrangement, Lipscomb Chemical is responsible for sales of Sartomer products to the rubber, coatings, adhesives, sealants and elastomers markets in California, Arizona and Nevada. Lipscomb distributes Sartomer’s Poly bd resins, Krasol resins, Ricon resins, SMA resins and methacrylate monomers.