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17.10.2019   14:10

ALBIS obtains Lucite distribution rights for Spain and Portugal

Hamburg, 10/18/2019 - ALBIS PLASTIC has been awarded with the distribution rights for the product portfolio of Lucite International Alpha BV in Spain and Portugal. The agreement is effective immediately and extends the existing cooperation in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Russia.

"We are very pleased with the confidence placed in us by our long-standing partner Lucite," says Heinz Wessendorf, Director Business Line Distribution Advanced Polymers. "Product families such as DIAKON® and ELVAKON® are valuable additions to our portfolio and help us to offer our customers the best possible individual solution".

Lucite International is a global leader in the design, development and manufacture of acrylic products. With manufacturing facilities, sales and distribution capabilities in EMEA, the Americas and Asia Pacific, Lucite is the energy source and engine of some of the world's most recognized branded acrylic products. Since its acquisition by Mitsubishi Rayon Co Ltd in 2009, Lucite has further strengthened its position as the world's largest supplier of MMA, the basic building block of all acrylic products.

Lucite's products are used in many industries including Healthcare, Automotive and E&E.


Lennart Meyer

Specialist Communication & PR

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ALBIS profile in brief

ALBIS PLASTIC is one of the leading globally operating companies in the distribution and compounding of technical thermoplastics and thermoplastic elastomers. In addition to the product portfolio of well-known plastic manufacturers, ALBIS offers the plastic processing industry a diverse product range of high performance plastics, compound solutions and masterbatches. In 2018, the ALBIS Group, which has more than 1400 employees, achieved sales of 1.1 billion EUR. With 26 locations worldwide, the Hamburg based company is strongly represented in Europe with a growing presence in North Africa, the Asia Pacific and the Americas. At five German locations as well as in Duncan, South Carolina (USA) and Changshu (China), ALBIS produces compounds and masterbatches, in part specializing in high-quality recycled compounds and green materials. All sites are certified according to the IATF 16949 or ISO 9001 Standard. In 2019, ALBIS was certified according to European Corporate Social Responsibility standards by rating specialist EcoVadis.

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