Hughes Polymer Additives Corp. expanded its presence in the south eastern region of the United States through an exclusive agreement with Kohl Marketing Inc. of Roswell, Ga.
The agreement should help Hughes supply Ficel and other chemical foaming agents in a region where they are extensively used for pipe, decking, rotational molding, and rigid and flexible PVC compounds, Hughes explained in a news release.
Hughes bought the Ficel product line from Lanxess Corp. in spring of 2009.Since then Hughes improved customer relationships, solidified its supply chain and increased production capacity to capitalize on the Ficel products.
Hughes of Acworth, Ga., supplies chemical blowing agents. Kohl represents several firms in the plastics sector, including companies supplying flame retardants and color concentrates.