Global thermoplastic resins distributor Nexeo Plastics has signed an agreement with Bolton, Ontario, Canada-based Gendon Polymer Services Inc., a specialty compounder, to distribute Gendon’s specialty polymers and compounds in North America, serving the high-performance specialty wire and cable marketplace.
“Our goal is to create market-leading, specific-use compounds that meet the needs of a wide range of customers for the wire and cable market,” said Doug Burwell, president and general manager of Gendon Polymer Services. “Our thermoplastic and thermoset low-smoke, zero-halogen compounds give superb temperature and flame retardant properties, offering our customers the flexibility, advanced technology and tailored solutions they require. The partnership with Nexeo Plastics will enable us to enhance our customer relationships in North America and extend our reach through a proven distribution leader.”
Effectively immediately, Nexeo Plastics will carry and distribute Gendon products in the United States, Mexico and Central America, to include Genflam®, Genfil® and GenNex® compound lines. The Gendon product families cover many industry categories, including oil and gas, transportation, industrial and utility, communications, alternative energy, masterbatches and military shipboard.
“We are excited to join forces with Gendon to market their advanced products to customers requiring high-performance materials,” said Shawn Williams, president and chief executive officer of Nexeo Plastics. “Their comprehensive product line and industry reach fits perfectly with our market-focused distribution model and commercial platform to strengthen our position with wire and cable customers across North America.”