Nordmann and hubergroup Chemicals enter into a strategic distribution partnership for UV oligomers, special binders, pigment preparations, and additives. With immediate effect, the international chemicals distributor takes over the distribution of raw materials for printing inks and coatings in the DACH region, Southeastern Europe, Scandinavia, the Baltic States, Great Britain, and the USA. According to the press statement, cooperation aims to use both partners’ expertise to offer customers fast and tailor-made solutions.
hubergroup Chemicals produces a wide variety of binders such as UV-curable oligomers, ketones resins, and PVB at its plants in India. Furthermore, it produces pigment preparations and additives for optimizing printing inks or paints and coatings. These products have been registered with REACH and are approved for the use in printing inks. In addition, many of them meet the special requirements for food contact.
“As a printing ink manufacturer with a long tradition, we know exactly, what is crucial in the production of printing inks and raw materials. This knowledge we do not just want to incorporate into our own products, but like to pass it on. That’s why we are very pleased to be working with Nordmann, an international distribution partner known for its customer orientation and, above all, its technical expertise,” comments Taner Bicer, president Chemicals Division hubergroup.
Nordmann offers the following product groups from the hubergroup portfolio:
- Resins: UV-curable oligomers, polyurethane resins, modified rosin, ketonic, polyamide, polyvinyl butyral (PVB)
- Pigments: Alkali Blue (PB61)
- Pigment concentrates conventional process and spot colors for coldset, heatset, and UV-curing inks
- Additives: Adhesion promoters for polar plastic surfaces
Heidi Hinrichs, sales director – Coatings & Construction Germany at Nordmann, added, “The products from hubergroup make the perfect complement to our coatings and inks portfolio. We are constantly striving to partner with the world’s top manufacturers in order to provide our customers with innovative products and solutions of the highest quality.”
hubergroup is one of the world’s leading printing ink manufacturers. Headquartered in Kirchheim near Munich (Germany), the company has made a name for itself worldwide as a specialist in innovative solutions and technology for printing inks, printing aids, and raw materials. The security printing ink sector for international banknote and ID document manufacturers is covered independently by the subsidiary Gleitsmann Security Inks. The Chemicals Division markets raw materials such as pigments, resins, and additives produced in India.
Nordmann is a leading international chemical distribution company. With subsidiaries in Europe, Asia, and North America, Nordmann distributes natural and chemical raw materials, additives, and specialty chemicals worldwide. As a sales and marketing organization, Nordmann links suppliers from around the globe to customers throughout the manufacturing industry.