Hexion Inc. Names U.S. Distributor for its Versatic(TM) Acids and Derivatives Business
COLUMBUS, Ohio - (February 10, 2015) - Hexion Inc. (“Hexion” or the “Company”) today announced it has named Specialty Chemical Sales, Inc. (“SCS”) as its national distribution partner for its Versatic™ Acids and Derivatives business in the United States.
SCS will represent Hexion’s VeoVa™ Vinyl Esters, Cardura™ Glycidyl Esters, and ACE™ Hydroxyl Acrylated Monomer products throughout the United States, primarily focused on serving the Coatings, Adhesives, Sealants, and Elastomers (CASE) markets.
“We are delighted to work with SCS as a distribution partner because of their commitment to strong customer service throughout the sales process,” said Jeroen Jansema, Business Director, Versatic™ Acids and Derivatives, Americas. “SCS has extensive experience as a distributor for a variety of resins and coating products, as well as a strong technical sales team. SCS has served the CASE markets for twenty years and we believe the company offers the application and product knowledge to maximize opportunities for growth.”
“We are excited to be aligned with Hexion, an industry leading supplier of Versatic™ Acids and Derivatives,” said David Kotowski, Vice President, SCS. “These products will provide us with a full spectrum of formulating solutions for our customers.”
VersaticTM acids and derivatives are specialty monomers that provide significant performance advantages for finished coatings, including superior adhesion, hydrolytic stability, water resistance, appearance and ease of application. Applications for these specialty monomers include decorative, automotive and protective coatings, as well as other uses, such as adhesives and intermediates.
About the Company
Based in Columbus, Ohio, Hexion Inc. (formerly known as Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc.) is a global leader in thermoset resins. Hexion Inc. serves the global wood and industrial markets through a broad range of thermoset technologies, specialty products and technical support for customers in a diverse range of applications and industries. Hexion Inc. is controlled by investment funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management, LLC. Additional information about Hexion Inc. and its products is available at www.hexion.com.
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