Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / FRX Polymers signs distribution deal with Americhem
FRX Polymers signs distribution deal with Americhem
13
Sep '12
FRX Polymers and Americhem Inc. announced today that they have entered into a multi-year exclusive distribution agreement covering Western Europe and Turkey for FRX’s new non-halogen flame retardant polymer known as FRX 100.  

FRX Polymers is the manufacturer and marketer of a new, environmentally friendly family of inherently flame retardant plastic. Currently in the growth phase of commercialization, FRX Polymers’ products are finding a growing number of applications, including textiles and carpeting.

Americhem is one of the world’s leading solutions providers to the synthetic fibers industry. It produces a range of masterbatches designed specifically for its synthetic fibers customers. 

“We are pleased to be partnering with FRX Polymers in the fibers industry,” said Dave Bouton, vice president of business development at Americhem. “FRX Polymers produces a unique flame retardant additive in that it is melt processable and sold in pellet form. This makes it especially well-suited for melt spinning into fiber resins, such as polyesters. We see a big potential for FRX Polymers in this market, and we are delighted to offer these products exclusively to customers in the European market.”

Marc Lebel, president and CEO of FRX Polymers, said, “We have been working with Americhem for a number of years now, and we have built a very strong relationship. Americhem is a world class organization and has a strong presence in the fibers market, making it an ideal partner for FRX Polymers. Customers will reap the benefits of this partnership, enabling them to introduce highly differentiated products to the market.”

FRX Polymers, Inc. was founded in 2007 following over five years of intensive research and development in the field of inherently flame retardant plastics. The company operates two pilot plants in Chelmsford, MA and a polymer pilot plant in Switzerland.

Americhem is a global organization that delivers custom color and additive solutions for customers seeking superior performance and batch-to-batch consistency for their polymer products. The company specializes in color and additive masterbatches, and single pigment dispersions, all backed by complete technical support that ensures quality, reliability and value.

FRX Polymers

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 19th Jan 2017

Pakistan imposes duty on Indian fine cotton yarn

A provisional countervailing duty ranging from Rs 26.89 to Rs 55.8 a...

Textiles | On 19th Jan 2017

Union Budget: Textile sector expects excise duty revisions

Excise duty on man-made fibres should be reduced to bring it on par...

Union textiles minister Smriti Irani at the inauguration of IIGF in New Delhi with textiles secretary Rashmi Verma and other dignitaries. Courtesy: PIB

Apparel/Garments | On 19th Jan 2017

Ministry to reimburse apparel exporters for state levies

The textile ministry has received a sum of Rs 500 crore from the...

Interviews View All

Viral Desai
Zenitex Mill Pvt Ltd

Full of green energy

Md Hanifur Rahman
Aman Group

The level of understanding the job role and organisational requirements...

Yashiki Gumber
Sahiba Fabrics

Fabric does not restrict us from fashion trends

Larry L Kinn
Suominen Corporation

Larry L Kinn, Senior Vice President - Operations Americas of Suominen...

Paolo Ocleppo
Sandvik Hyperion

Paolo Ocleppo, Rotary Cutting Segment manager, Sandvik Hyperion discusses...

Eric Scholler
Groz-Beckert

The Indian market has huge potential in technical textiles, and by far,...

Bani Batra

Bani Batra’s couture wedding collection is inspired by traditional Indian...

Silvia Venturini Fendi
Fendi s.r.l

"Yes, my confidence and positive attitude are my strengths and should be...

Yash P. Kotak
Bombay Hemp Company

One of the directors of Bombay Hemp Company, Yash P. Kotak, speaks to...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
January 2017

January 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


eNEWS
Insights
Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search