Nitriflex SA, a producer of specialty elastomers and resins in Sao Paulo, Brazil, is the exclusive distributor of Louisville, Ky.-based Zeon Chemicals' products in that country. Likewise, earlier this year, Zeon became the exclusive distributor for Nitriflex's acrylonitrile butadiene and styrene butadiene rubber in North America. ... Leominster, Mass.-based plastics distributor Performance Polymers Inc. has signed a contract with Nova Chemicals Corp. to distribute Nova's injection molding polyethylene resins in the United States. ... Premix Inc. of North Kingsville, Ohio, has granted Tokyo-based Dainippon Ink & Chemicals Inc.'s polymer and related products business a molding compound technology and trademark license agreement targeted at the electrical industry in Southeast Asia. ... Philadelphia-based Inolex Chemical Co. has made Truesdale Co. of Brighton, Mass., distributor of its Lexorez line of saturated polyester polyols in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. ... West Paterson, N.J.-based Cytec Polymer Additives has named Durr Marketing Associates Inc. of Pittsburgh its distributor of ultraviolet-light stabilizers, antioxidants and anti-static agents in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, western New York, Maryland, Delaware and Virginia. ... Albemarle Corp. of Baton Rouge, La., has signed Harwick Standard Distribution Corp. of Akron, Ohio, to distribute Albemarle's specialty antioxidants to the U.S. thermoplastics, adhesives and sealants, rubber and other polymer-related industries. ... LCS Precision Molding of Elysian, Minn., an injection molder of fenestration parts, has expanded its sales force by contracting Ramapo Sales & Marketing, R.E. Brown & Associates, Renner & Associates and Vision Products to represent it in the United States. ... SAS Automation Ltd. of Xenia, Ohio, a maker of modular robotic end-of-arm tooling and degating equipment, has named Pro Plastic Equipment Inc. in Carmel, Ind., its sales agency in Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio and Illinois.
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