August 11, 2016

Solvay appoints Acme-Hardesty as Fentamine Polyurethane Catalyst Distributor

Solvay, a leading global supplier of amines, announces the appointment of Acme-Hardesty, a Division of Jacob Stern & Sons, Inc., as it exclusive distributor of its Fentamine Polyurethane catalyst line in North America. This brings Solvay’s polyurethane amines, produced in Zhangjiagang, China, to the US marketplace.

“We are very pleased to develop our sales of Fentamine catalysts through Acme-Hardesty, who can provide the coverage we were seeking in North America,” stated Ning Chen, Business Director Industrial and Amines, Novecare. “Adding Fentamine catalysts to Acme-Hardesty Co. is a great fit due to Acme-Hardesty’s extensive and long term presence in the polyurethane market.”

Graeme Biggin, Business Development Director of Acme-Hardesty added, “The addition of the Fentamine product line expands our offering beyond Natural Oil Polyols and PEGs. With our combined technical and commercial expertise we expect to offer cost effective products and develop new solutions into the amine catalyst market in North America.”