APT Partner with Kisuma Chemicals B.V. To Distribute Speciality Magnesium Compounds

Advanced Polymer Trading and Kisuma Chemicals B.V. have entered into an agreements to distribute Kisuma’s speciality magnesium compounds.

Advanced Polymer Trading (APT), an international trading company in plastics, rubber and chemicals, is pleased to announce that it has entered into a new distribution agreement with Kisuma Chemicals B.V. As part of the agreement APT will distribute Kisuma’s speciality magnesium compounds.

Kisuma’s compounds are non-toxic and are used mainly in the engineering plastics and polymer processing industries. Applications include the heat stabilisation of PVC products (as an alternative to lead compounds), flame retardant for plastic and rubber and for halogen scavenging in poly propylene and other bulk polymers.

Kisuma Chemicals is a market leader and global supplier of magnesium hydroxide and synthetic hydrotalcites for plastics applications.” said Mr. Hamid Amiri, APT’s Managing Director. “We are very pleased to enter into this new agreement and look forward to working closely with Kisuma.

Among Kisuma’s offerings is Alcamizer® a hydrotalcite like compound specially produced for application as a (co-) stabiliser in Calcium Organic Stabiliser systems. Kisuma also produce Kisuma®5 flame retardant grade magnesium hydroxide. Kisuma®5 is as an alternative for bromine or phosphorous based compounds.

About Kisuma Chemicals BV

Kisuma Chemicals BV is, through the holding company Kisuma Euro BV, a wholly owned subsidiary of Kyowa Chemical Industry Co., Ltd., Kagawa Japan (Kyowa). Kyowa is renowned world wide for its synthetic hydrotalcites and its flame retardant grade magnesium hydroxide.

About Advanced Polymer Trading FZC

Advanced Polymer Trading FZC (APT) is an international trading company in plastic, rubber and chemicals serving a diverse range of industries including the automotive industry, packaging industry, construction, road and building material sectors, paint, resin and adhesive industries, pipe, medical, agriculture and the shoe & leather industries.