11 July 2017
11 July 2017
Biesterfeld is expanding its cooperation with ExxonMobil Petroleum & Chemical to distribute Exxtral performance polyolefins in Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland.
Exxtral polyolefins are high-performance TPO compounds based on polypropylene.
“We are pleased to extend our cooperation with ExxonMobil to the Nordics,” says Eric Lundén, Managing Director of Biesterfeld Nordic. “Exxtral performance polyolefins completes our product portfolio in Nordics, which further includes high heat ABS, high heat ASA, PC-blends, PMMA, special light guide polycarbonates as well as reinforced high flow and special impact modified polyamide 6 grades.”
Exxtral TPOs are designed to reduce weight and cost without sacrificing performance. They are employed in automotive exterior, interior and under-the-hood applications.
Biesterfeld Plastic has partnered with ExxonMobil for 12 years. It already distributes Exxtral TPOs in Germany, Poland, Austria, Italy, UK and the CIS region.
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