Advanced Polymer Trading’s R&D Experts to be at Hand During ArabPlast 2015

Research and development experts from Advanced Polymer Trading will be on-hand to give industry leading advice to visitors attending ArabPlast 2015. APT will be there with its in-house experts during the exhibition, which starts on 10th January.

Advanced Polymer Trading FZC (APT), an international trading company specialising in the world wide trade of rubber and plastics, is pleased to announce that its own in-house polymer engineers, and R&D scientists, will be available for consultation and briefings when it exhibits at the International Arab Plastics and Rubber Industry trade show, ArabPlast 2015.

ArabPlast 2015 is the largest plastics, petrochemicals and rubber industry trade show in the Middle East and North Africa region. It is the perfect setting for companies like APT to forge international alliances, make new contacts and develop partnerships. As experts in polymer science, staff from APT’s R&D labs will be available to answer technical questions throughout the whole event, which runs from 10th January to 13th January 2015.

The Gulf’s market share of the global petrochemical industry is expected to jump to over 17% in the next five years. This means that the Gulf states are poised to become the world’s largest source of polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP).

The 2015 show will be held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Center in the UAE. Its location is strategic due to the UAE’s drive to build one of the most advanced infrastructures in the world. This in turn has fuelled demand for plastic products, from tubes to cables and wires.

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.

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.

Advanced Polymer Trading Launches New Web Site; Improves on Performance, Information and Accessibility

Reflecting its dynamic focus and the need for excellent online representation in the digital age, APT has launched its new web site which improves on performance, has better information and easier accessibility and navigation.

Advanced Polymer Trading (APT), an international trading company specialising in the world wide trade of rubber, plastics and petrochemicals, is pleased to announce the launch of its new web site. Following a period of consultation and redesign, the new web site improves on performance, has better information and easier accessibility and navigation.

Improvements to the web site are on several fronts. The improved performance comes due to technical changes in the underlying software which powers the web site and simultaneously it offers APT greater flexibility for content management. The redesign has ensured that better and clearer information is available online to past, present an future customers as well as perspective investors or employees. One of the key emphasis of the new design is to ensure east navigation and accessibility. The majority of the site’s rich information can be found with just one or two clicks.

2011 has been an excellent year for APT so far, in January APT entered into an agreement with Mitsui Chemicals Europe to market, sell and distribute Mitsui’s adhesive resin ADMER. ADMER adhesive resin is a functionally modified polyolefin that serves as a tie layer in multilayer applications including steel pipes. To kick-off the agreement Mitsui Chemicals Europe joined APT at ArabPlast 2011 and provided pre-sales support and technical advice on ADMER.