KETCHUM, ID (October 10, 2019) – CERFLON® Technologies, the global leader for the research and development of FluoroCeramic™ engineered chemistry under the CERFLON trademark – and IMCD N.V., a market leader in the sales, marketing and distribution of speciality chemicals and food ingredients – have entered into an exclusive distribution partnership to market CERFLON dispersions and FluoroCeramic micropowders around the globe. 

CERFLON is a ceramic reinforced fluoropolymer (PTFE) dispersion or micropowder with excellent heat, chemical resistance and non-stick properties that bonds to hard and soft materials, reducing friction and wear on all surfaces. And, a ceramic reinforced PTFE has a much broader and useful application range. The exceptional properties of CERFLON are at the leading edge for the increasing demand for high performance fluoropolymers. High growth end-use industries are also driving the global CERFLON market.

Howard Leendertsen, CEO of CERFLON Technologies states, "We value the partnership with IMCD on both a commercial and technical level. The CERFLON Technologies global relationship with IMCD ensures that current and future CERFLON customers will receive the highest level of technical and formulating support when using CERFLON dispersions and FluoroCeramic micropowders to improve current products and to create new and innovative products. With 45 laboratories around the world and a continuous investment in high-end technical capabilities, IMCD strives to ensure operational excellence and added value for CERFLON technology.''

Marco Madeddu, Business Group Director, IMCD Lubricants & Fuels comments, "As a distributor of speciality additives for the lubricants market, IMCD has a clear focus on promoting highly innovative products. We are extremely proud to be the exclusive distributor for CERFLON worldwide and with both companies, technical sales experts and teams we are ready to offer these unique additives to our customer base.”  

About IMCD N.V.

IMCD is a market-leader in the sales, marketing and distribution of speciality chemicals and food ingredients. Its result-driven professionals provide market-focused solutions to suppliers and customers across EMEA, Asia-Pacific and Americas, offering a range of comprehensive product portfolios, including innovative formulations that embrace industry trends.

Listed at Euronext, Amsterdam (IMCD), IMCD realised revenues of € 2,379 million in 2018 with more than 2,800 employees in over 47 countries on 6 continents. IMCD's dedicated team of technical and commercial experts work in close partnership to tailor best in class solutions and provide value through expertise for around 43,000 customers and a diverse range of world class suppliers.

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