ERJ staff report (DS)
Midland, Michigan -- Dow Corning has named R.D. Abbott Company, Inc. to be a distributor for Xiameter rubber products. Customers will have the option of placing orders directly with R.D. Abbott or online.
R.D. Abbott has assembled a team of Dow Corning veterans well known to the rubber industry to support the Xiameter brand. The R.D. Abbott commercial and technical teams include veterans from other key industry suppliers such as Lord, Lanxess and TSE Industries to provide a broad range of technical backgrounds and expertise. The company offers a large, diverse family of not only silicone products but also complementary products for customers' applications.
Dow Corning introduced the Xiameter web-enabled brand in 2002 aimed at customers who needed standard silicone products at market-driven prices. The Xiameter business model was expanded in 2009 and now offers customers enhanced self-service functionality, extended volume quantity options, transparent pricing and more credit term choices. In addition, a broader range of standard silicone products is offered as well as the ability to purchase through local distribution.
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Press release from Dow Corning