Cerritos, California - RD Abbott Co. Inc. has signed a new distribution agreement with Arlanxeo to expand its distribution of the synthetic rubber producer's high performance elastomers to include the entire continental US.
Prior to the revised agreement, which became effective 1 Jan, RD Abbott represented Arlanxeo's HPE product lines in the western US.
The deal covers the following brand names: Keltan (EPDM); Baypren (CR); Krynac and Perbunan (NBRs); Therban (HNBR); and Levapren and Levamelt (EVMs).
R.D. Abbott said in a news release that these HPE synthetic rubber lines can be used in a wide range of industrial applications, including in functional components for the automotive and cable industries.
Arlanxeo employs 3,800 and has 20 production sites in nine countries. It was established in April 2016 as a joint venture of Lanxess and Saudi Aramco. The company is now 100% owned by Saudi Aramco.