SABIC selects Bamberger Polymers as distributor for the Americas

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Bamberger Polymers (Jericho, NY) has been appointed by SABIC as an authorized distributor for its engineering thermoplastics and polyolefins in the Americas. In a statement, SABIC said the agreement will expand its market presence for these product lines by leveraging Bamberger’s marketing and distribution network in the Americas.

A SABIC spokesperson said Plastics Technology that the company previously worked with Bamberger in the region in a more limited capacity, but that this new arrangement has broadened the scope of that cooperation. In particular, SABIC has extended its comprehensive engineering thermoplastics and polyolefins portfolios to Bamberger. Geographically, SABIC previously sold materials in all regions covered by this agreement, which will expand Bamberger’s reach and portfolio.

Based in New York, Bamberger has distribution centers in the United States, Canada and Mexico, as well as Central and South America. Bamberger began serving SABIC customers in the fourth quarter. SABIC noted that Bamberger representatives will have access to its global application design and testing resources.

SABIC grades supplied by Bamberger include Cycolac (ABS), Cycoloy (PC/ABS), Geloy (ASA), Lexan (PC), Stamax (long glass PP), Valox (PBT) and Xenoy (PC/PBT) among others resins. In the United States and Canada, Bamberger also distributes resins from Domo, Indorama, Ineos, Phillips 66, Polímeros Mexicanos and Westlake Chemical.

Bamberger is headquartered in Jericho, NY, with offices and distribution networks across the Americas.
Photo credit: SABIC

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