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Biesterfeld at K 2016: To Exhibit Cabot’s New PP-based Electrically Conductive Compounds

Published on 2016-09-09. Author : SpecialChem

Biesterfeld will showcase Cabot Corporation's newly launched CABELEC compounds and concentrates at K 2016. As Cabot's sales partner for CABELEC in Germany, France and Poland, Biesterfeld will present the new products along with Cabot at K 2016.

Bisterfeld and Cabot at K 2016
Bisterfeld and Cabot at K 2016

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  • Polypropylene (PP)-based compound specifically developed for injection molding applications.
  • Provides good flow properties while exhibiting very high impact strength. 
  • Possible applications include electrically conductive packaging or transport crates and pallets. 

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Sebastian Heitkamp, Marketing Manager at Cabot, said:
"With this new formulation we're launching a project that can meet the requirements not only technically, but also in terms of economics.”

Adrian Baker, Commercial Director, Cabot Specialty Compounds, said:
"Biesterfeld is an important partner for distribution in Germany, France and Poland, which are not only important, but also innovative markets for conductive plastics.”

Wilhelm Christian Postel, Business Manager Acrylates, Polyesters & Styrolcopolymers at Biesterfeld Plastic, added:
"As a manufacturer with backward-integrated carbon black production, Cabot is the ideal partner for Biesterfeld in the conductive products segment. The development of the new electrically conductive concentrates and compounds CABELEC has created the basis for a consistent expansion of the market shares in this segment. It's our strategy to work with international market leaders and achieve above-average growth. Our international sales network, the extensive product portfolio and long-standing trust-based collaboration with Cabot, form the ideal basis."

About Cabot Corporation

Cabot Corporation is a global specialty chemicals and performance materials company, headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. The company is among the leading providers of rubber and specialty carbons, specialty compounds and black masterbatches, activated carbon, inkjet colorants, cesium formate drilling fluids, fumed silica, and aerogel.

About Biesterfeld Group

The Biesterfeld Group's core business areas are the international distribution of plastics, rubbers, and specialty chemicals and the trade of industrial and agro chemicals as well as pharmaceutical raw materials and agents. Its subsidiary company, Biesterfeld ChemLogS offers a wide range of services in the fields of chemical, quality, and safety management. BIT-SERV, its IT subsidiary, provides all IT services required by the Group and also supplies IT solutions to third party enterprises.

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Source: Biesterfeld Group
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