Swedish compounder Polykemi has spent almost four years in negotiations with a leading electronics manufacturer. A contract has now been signed with SEWS-CE, a European subsidiary of the multinational Japanese electronics company SWS (Sumitomo Wiring Systems).
SWS, with headquarters in Osaka Japan has a turnover of over 10 billion EUR and has 200.000 employees in Asia, Europe and South America. The group is a supply partner to some of the world's leading automotive manufacturers and also manufactures and supplies finished products to the telecom and datacom sectors.
As a result of the new agreement, the company will supply both PBT- and PP-based compounds to SWS, said Mr Anders Grankvist, Polykemi Sales Department.
The contract means that Polykemi’s materials will now used for cable connectors and fuse boxes in certain leading German cars.
Polykemi claims to also have ongoing negotiations with SEWS-CE for materials to be used in a number of other end products.