CHICAGO—Specialty chemical producer HallStar Co. has drafted a new agreement with R.D. Abbott Co. Inc. to broaden the distribution of HallStar's products in the U.S. rubber market.
R.D. Abbott will represent HallStar throughout the U.S. Prior to the agreement, the firm represented HallStar's product lines in Washington, Idaho, Oregon, California, Nevada, Utah and Arizona.
RDA said this assignment includes HallStar's Suprmix, Plasthall, Paraplex, TegMeR, Hallcote, Quikote and Maglite lines.
“RDA's approach to the market, people, lab, and capabilities is impressive, and we look forward to our combined growth opportunities,” David Rosenberger, senior vice president of commercial operations for HallStar, said in a statement. “RDA's overall growth—plus its growth of sales for HallStar products—is truly impressive and shows that their strategy and approach provides real value to the rubber market.”
Chicago-based HallStar is a privately held specialty chemical company that produces products for the rubber, polymer, coating and personal care market. Its customer base spans 50 countries on six continents.
R.D. Abbott Company is a North American supplier and stocking distributor of materials used in rubber compounding and fabrication, including elastomeric polymers, chemicals and ancillary products.