Evonik Industries AG, High Performance Polymers Business Line, and FKuR Kunststoff GmbH have announced a distribution agreement for Vestamid Terra. With immediate effect, FKuR will market, sell and distribute Evonik’s full line of biobased polyamide Vestamid Terra products worldwide.
“We value our partnership with FKuR, a specialist in the field of bioplastics promotion. We are excited to share our experiences and, combined, strengthen our expertise” said Jean-Marc Chassagne, Director Biopolymers - Resource Efficiency, High Performance Polymers, Evonik.
“As ‘the bioplastic specialist’ we offer innovative solutions for all processing methods and applications for our customers’ product of choice. With Vestamid Terra we have extended our range of products with a high-tech engineering plastic. Thus, we enable our customers to open new areas of applications with biobased plastics”, said Edmund Dolfen, CEO of FKuR
Vestamid Terra polymers are partially or entirely based on renewable feedstock. The raw materials are the castor bean (Ricinus Communis) and its oil derivatives, which are synthesised into monomers which form the basis of the Vestamid Terra product range.