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Barnet signs supply deal with Auserpolimeri

By: Frank Esposito

March 6, 2012

ARCADIA, S.C. (March 6, 2:40 p.m. ET) — William Barnet & Son LLC has been named as a supplier of plastic additives for Italian materials firm Auserpolimeri srl.

The agreement between Arcadia, S.C.-based Barnet and Auserpolimeri of Milan covers distribution of Compoline-brand impact modifiers and compatabilizers in the U.S., China, India, South Korea and Taiwan. Those products typically are sold into the engineering resins market.

Barnet already distributes nylon 6 and 6/6 and polyester to compounders around the world. The 114-year-old firm operates sites in North America and Asia.

In a recent news release, Barnet business director Chuck Hall said that with the Auserpolimeri agreement, his firm “will be able to offer, in combination with the correct nylon or polyester product, an impact modifier or compatabilizer to enhance the performance of the polymer in various applications.”

Barnet will be exhibiting at NPE2012 in Orlando at Booth 45059 South.