ADRIAN, Mich.—Wacker Chemical Corp. has selected H.M. Royal Inc. as distributor for Wacker's Elastosil brand of liquid silicone rubber and high consistency rubber base products.
Under terms of the agreement, H.M. Royal, headquartered in Trenton, N.J., also will provide sales and technical support for the product through its regional network of stocking facilities across the continental U.S.
H.M. Royal is preparing inventory and is to begin processing and shipping orders Oct. 1.
Scott Borst, Wacker's senior director, engineering silicones, said H.M. Royal is a logical and strategic addition to Wacker's distribution business model and will add strength and depth to established sales and technical teams.
“By combining our resources and working in close collaboration, Wacker and H.M. Royal will be able to offer customers a reliable source of Elastosil high consistency rubber base products. Timely delivery and flexible order size will be key benefits,” Borst said in a statement. “Additionally, upgrading customer contact and corresponding technical support are among our important business considerations. “
Wacker will continue to supply high consistency rubber custom compounds through its Silmax business.