Chase Plastic Services now is distributing high-performance compounds for Lanxess Corp. in the U.S. and Canada.
The agreement between Clarkston, Mich.-based Chase Plastics and Lanxess of Pittsburgh includes compounds based on Durethan-brand nylon 6 and Pocan-brand polybutylene terephthalate made by Lanxess.
Chase officials said in a news release that the relationship "adds high-quality, competitively priced and globally recognized" Durethan and Pocan to the firm's lineup of "exceptional engineering thermoplastics."
They also said that adding the compounds "bolsters Chase Plastics' mission to partner with customers and suppliers who care to make a difference."
"The alignment of our core values and commitment to unparalleled service is in sync with Lanxess' values," operations vice president Adam Paulson said.
Lanxess Americas high performance materials head Michael Assaf described Chase Plastics as "a company with a proven track record of service to the thermoplastics industries in North America" and said that his firm "is looking forward to a successful relationship."
Lanxess Corp. is the North American unit of chemicals and plastics maker Lanxess AG of Cologne, Germany. The firm employs more than 14,000 worldwide and posted sales of $7.35 billion in 2019.