ChemSpec Ltd. has established a Mexican subsidiary to provide sales and technical support to the local elastomer compounding industry.
ChemSpec Mexico S. de RL de C.V. will be based in Mexico City and serve the local tire and technical rubber production market while supporting the other Mexican C.A.S.E. market segments. The unit will offer a large portion of its current performance products' portfolio of special and commodity chemical additives and specialty polymers throughout all regions of Mexico.
The Uniontown, Ohio-based firm has hired Manuel Cortes as the office's sales and marketing manager, also the unit's first employee. Manuel brings a depth of rubber and compounding experience and has worked in and around polymer testing, production and sales for more than 20 years, ChemSpec said in a news release.