MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA — Marplex Australia Pty. Ltd. will distribute Melbourne-based BASF Australia Ltd.'s products in Australia and New Zealand under a new agreement. Melbourne-based Marplex will distribute Ultramid A nylon 6/6, Ultramid B nylon 6, Ultradur PBT, Terluran ABS, Luran S ASA, Ultrason E polyethersulfone and Ultrason S polysulfone.
Jim Hall, general manager of BASF's Polymer & Fibre division, said the agreement would take effect June 2, after the expiration of BASF's current contract with Melbourne-based Trebol Plastics Pty. Ltd.
Peter Brooksbank, Marplex's managing director, said the firm would continue to market its own products, such as acrylic and ABS and polycarbonate alloys.