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Momentive Specialty Chemicals Epoxy Resin Products Offer Value for Customers in South America

October 3, 2011 at 9:16 AM EDT

Coatings and Other Manufacturers May Acquire Industry Leading EPON™, EPIKURE™ and EPI-REZ™ Products through Distributor Partner, Brenntag

COLUMBUS, Ohio – October 3, 2011 – Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. offers an extensive line of Specialty Epoxy Resins, Epoxy Diluents and Amine Curing Agents to the South American market.

Momentive product lines include: EPI-REZ™ Waterborne Resins, EPIKURE™ Curing Agents for waterborne systems, EPON™ Resins and HELOXY™ Modifiers. These materials are ideal for applications in the Protective Coatings (Marine and Industrial Maintenance), Civil Engineering, and Adhesives markets where superior chemical and corrosion resistance, mechanical strength, heat resistance, low moisture absorption, and high elongation may be required.

A world leader in specialty chemicals and advanced materials with annual sales of more than $7.5 billion, Momentive is a premier supplier of epoxy systems and associated technical expertise to the leading international producers of coatings, construction chemicals and adhesives. With the invention of the first epoxy resin as part of its corporate heritage, Momentive has been involved in the development of epoxies from the beginning. In that same spirit, it has been a key innovator in the development of resin systems with varying performance and processing characteristics, including waterborne systems that meet increasingly strict emission regulations for health and safety.

To ensure a dependable supply of high performance products, Momentive has partnered with Brenntag as its distributor for epoxy resin products in South America. Technical service and applications expertise are available through a regional support center. Momentive utilizes offices in Curitiba and Cotia, Brazil, to provide local sales support.

Momentive will showcase its epoxy products at the 2011 Abrafati International Coatings Congress in Sao Paulo, Brazil, where the company will be presenting a white paper on High Performance Waterborne Epoxy Systems and Formulations. Find us at the booth of our distributor, Brenntag, at the corner of E Street and 6th Street.
About Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc.
Based in Columbus, Ohio, Momentive Specialty Chemicals is the global leader in thermoset resins. Momentive 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. Additional information is available at

About the new Momentive
Momentive Performance Materials Holdings LLC is the ultimate parent company of Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. and Momentive Performance Materials Inc. (collectively, the “new Momentive”).  The new Momentive is a global leader in specialty chemicals and materials, with a broad range of advanced specialty products that help industrial and consumer companies support and improve everyday life. The company uses its technology portfolio to deliver tailored solutions to meet the diverse needs of its customers around the world.  The new Momentive was formed in 2010 through the combination of entities that own Momentive Performance Materials and Hexion Specialty Chemicals. The company is controlled by investment funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management, LLC.

Gilberto Saboia
Business Leader, Latin America
Specialty Epoxy Resins
Momentive Quimica do Brasil Ltda.
+55-11-8933-2300 - mobile 

Gina Reid
Marketing Communications Manager
Specialty Epoxy Resins
Momentive Specialty Chemicals