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September 9 2019, David R Brown

Krahn Chemie further expands its product portfolio for rubber applications

The Krahn Chemie Group and Eigenmann & Veronelli S.p.A. are pleased to announce the establishment of a collaboration which gives Krahn distribution rights for Eigenmann & Veronelli's processing aids and special plasticizer products in the DACH region (Germany, Austria and Switzerland), France, Benelux, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Romania.

The extended range of products enables us to offer our customers even more individual solutions

Patrick Hus
Product Manager, Krahn Chemie Deutschland

The Lincol range of special plasticizers are primarily used for rubbers including ACM, AEM, CR, BR, SBR and EPDM. The Lincol products perform well at both high and low temperatures and also improve the compression set. The processing aids for rubber compounding, sold under the Polyplastol brand, have a wide range of features and benefits. The products improve flow characteristics and release effects as well as facilitating extrusion, calendaring and injection moulding. They can also be used for enhancing the surface finish of rubber articles.

“The cooperation with Eigenmann & Veronelli will strengthen our unique position in the plasticizer market even further. The Lincol and Polyplastol products are widely recognized and show an outstanding performance. The extended range of products enables us to offer our customers even more individual solutions,” says Patrick Hus, Product Manager, Krahn Chemie Deutschland.

Krahn will using the upcoming trade fair K 2019 (Hall 8b, Stand A61) to discuss the new products with customers alongside their existing comprehensive portfolio of products for rubber applications.

About Krahn Chemie
Krahn Chemie is a chemical distribution company with a history spanning over 100 years. Krahn's core competence is the sales, marketing and distribution of specialty chemicals as well as heat transfer fluids. The Krahn group offers its more than 5,000 customers an extensive and high-quality product range, technical services and in-house laboratory support.

Krahn works closely together with internationally operating chemical manufacturers. They benefit from the target-oriented and sustainable marketing of their products in Europe – based on Krahn’s deep knowledge of the local markets which include: coatings, construction, adhesives and sealants, plastics, rubber, technical ceramics, lubricants as well as all industrial sectors in which heating and cooling circuits are used.

In 2018, the Krahn Chemie group achieved a turnover of approximately EUR 250 million and currently employs a staff of 185. The company's headquarters are situated in Germany. Subsidiaries or local sales teams have been established in Benelux, France, Italy, Poland, Romania, the Czech Republic and Hungary.

Source(s): Krahn Chemie Group Press Release

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