ZINC OXIDE, LLC, North America’s newest zinc oxide manufacturer, has reached a distribution agreement with ChemSpec, LLC. ZINC OXIDE LLC, will be supplying high-quality zinc oxide materials produced using the French Process method, at its new plant in Dickson, TN.
ChemSpec will distribute ZINC OXIDE LLC’s products regionally into the Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Pennsylvania rubber compounding markets. ChemSpec will concentrate primarily on accounts purchasing less-than-truckload (“LTL”) volumes.
“ChemSpec is the first company to be named as a ZINC OXIDE, LLC distributor, broadening our geographic coverage and adding depth to our customer support,” said Ed Smith, ZINC OXIDE LLC’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing.
Smith shared his excitement about the partnership:
“ChemSpec’s close customer relationships and market knowledge will be important assets to our growing North American sales efforts. ChemSpec has targeted segments of the marketplace that fit perfectly with our product line.”
ChemSpec is an Ohio-based specialty chemical and polymer distributor, who sells product primarily into the rubber, adhesive / sealant, plastic, and ink markets. ChemSpec’s product line entails synthetic polymers, such as polyisoprene and various molecular weights of polyisobutylene; and polymer additives, such as silane coupling agents, various waxes, calcium products, magnesium products, blowing agents, process aids, accelerators, plasticizers, adhesive tackifiers, dithiocarbamates, antioxidants, and insoluble sulfur.
ZINC OXIDE, LLC will market primarily through a network of direct sales staff and distributors.