Leading Family Owned Businesses Partner to Expand Offerings in North America

PAWTUCKET, RI, U.S.A. — Leading custom compounder Teknor Apex Company announced today that it has appointed plastic resin distributor M. Holland Company as its only national distributor for engineered thermoplastic products in North America. Teknor Apex anticipates the transition from its current distributor will be completed by early fall 2017.

The Teknor Apex nylon product portfolio includes reinforced and specially modified compounds of polyamide 6, 66, 610, and 612 under the Chemlon® brand. Teknor Apex has selected M. Holland as the preferred national partner due to shared beliefs in delivering exceptional customer service, caring for their employees and developing long-term relationships based on high ethical standards and quality products.

M. Holland has proudly distributed the Chemlon® brand for 20 years, serving customers in a wide variety of industries including transportation, consumer products, and industrial markets.

“The expansion of our relationship with M. Holland was a natural evolution because of our shared values and operation as long-standing family-run businesses,” said Michael Roberts, vice president for the global ETP Division of Teknor Apex. “We strongly believe in their promise to unite quality products, technical expertise and operational resourcefulness into solutions that will be true to our word and worthy of our reputation.”

Ed Holland, M. Holland president and chief executive officer commented, “We are looking forward to partnering closely with Teknor Apex to deliver ETP solutions that will be of great value to our customers. We are pleased to be working with one of the most trusted custom compounding partners in the plastics industry.”

About Teknor Apex:
Teknor Apex Company, a privately held firm founded in 1924, is one of the world’s leading custom compounders of plastics. Teknor Apex produces flexible and rigid vinyl, thermoplastic elastomers, nylons, color masterbatches, specialty chemicals, and garden hoses. The company is headquartered in Pawtucket, RI, U.S.A. and operates thirteen manufacturing facilities worldwide in the United States, Belgium, Germany, China, and Singapore.

The Nylon Division of Teknor Apex Company is an international supplier of engineering thermoplastics for the transportation, consumer products, and industrial markets. It produces reinforced and specially modified compounds of polyamide 6, 66, 610, and 612 under the Chemlon® brand.
To learn more visit: www.teknorapex.com.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Europe and Americas: Tel: 1-401-725-8000. Tel. from U.S. only: 1-800-237-3167. E-mail: nylon@teknorapex.com.

About M. Holland:

For more than 66 years, M. Holland has been the leading family-owned distributor of the highest quality application-specific plastic resins, with commercial and logistical reach throughout the Americas and beyond. Headquartered in Northbrook, Illinois, the company sells over 1.4 billion pounds of resin annually sourced from the premier resin producers in the world to more than 4,000 customers. To learn more visit: www.mholland.com

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONTACT:
Suky Lawlor
Marketing Manager, M. Holland Company
800.872.7370
slawlor@mholland.com

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