AVON, Ohio—Polyscope B.V. appointed Maroon Group L.L.C. as its U.S. distributor of Xiran styrene maleic anhydride copolymers resins and solutions.
The addition of SMA products provides Maroon with a broader offering of solutions for its coatings, adhesives, sealants and elastomers customer base, Bill Nicholas, Maroon Group vice president of sales, CASE, said in a news release.
The Xiran copolymers have a transparent appearance, high heat resistance, high dimensional stability and the specific reactivity of the anhydride group, Maroon said. The products can be used where key maleic anhydride functionalities like improved adhesion and compatibility, cross-linkability, dispersibility and improved hydrophobicity are needed. Some applications include adhesives, coatings, over print varnishes and gypsum-based construction products, and pigment dispersants.
Maroon's technical sales team and customer approach are a good fit for Polyscope's U.S. market, Chris Pregler, North American sales and business development manager for Polyscope, said in a statement.
Based in Avon, Maroon is a distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients.
Polyscope, headquartered in Geleen, Netherlands, develops, produces and supplies SMA copolymers, compounds and aqueous solutions as well as styrene maleic anhydride N -phenylmalemide terpolymers.