COLUMBUS, Ohio—Hexion Inc. has named Specialty Chemical Sales Inc. as its national distributor for its Versatic Acids and Derivatives business in the U.S.
Hexion said SCS will distribute its VeoVa Vinyl Esters, Cardura Glycidyl Esters and ACE Hydroxyl Acrylated Monomer products throughout the U.S., primarily focusing on 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 for 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 20 years, and we believe the company offers the application and product knowledge to maximize opportunities for growth.”
David Kotowski, vice president of SCS, said the products “will provide us with a full spectrum of formulating solutions for our customers.”
Versatic acids and derivatives are specialty monomers that provide 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 adhesives and intermediates.
Columbus-headquartered Hexion, formerly Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc., serves the global wood and industrial markets through thermoset technologies, specialty products and technical support.