BATON ROUGE, LA. (July 27, 5:35 p.m. EDT) — Three chemical-additives companies have formed a new Web joint venture, PolymerAdditives.com LLC, to supply customers quickly with its products.
The companies — Albemarle Corp., Cytec Industries Inc., and GE Specialty Chemicals Inc. — plan to offer brand-name products and services in plastic additives. Customers will include compounders and other resin formulators.
The venture, to be based in Baton Rouge, is expected to begin operating by mid-September.
Customers initially can purchase Albemarle´s flame retardants and phenolic antioxidants, Cytec´s stabilizers and antistatic agents and GE Specialty Chemical´s phosphite antioxidants and impact modifiers.
The site also will offer a comprehensive database of polymer information, the companies said.