Adhesives Magazine

Huntsman Forms Partnership with Viachem

January 24, 2011

The Performance Products division of Huntsman Corp. has selected Viachem Ltd. as its U.S. representative and distributor of JEFFSPERSE® X3503 dispersant for the coatings market.

JEFFSPERSE X3503 is a non-ionic polymeric dispersant used by the coatings, adhesives, sealants and elastomer industry in water-based coatings, inkjet inks, and pigment concentrates. The patented universal dispersant for all organic pigments and carbon black can provide exceptional stability, color development and high gloss in aqueous pigment concentrates.

“We expect this to be a great partnership that will result in significant growth in market share for JEFFSPERSE dispersant,” said Stu Monteith, vice president of Huntsman Performance Products. “Viachem has a strong presence in the paints and coatings marketplace, and has achieved a remarkable record of innovation in specialty chemicals that is recognized worldwide.”

“Partnering with Huntsman is a significant opportunity for Viachem,” said Kyle Einhorn, vice president of Business Development for Viachem. “Huntsman’s innovative thinking and unique approach to product development, coupled with its dedicated worldwide technical team, sets the pace for the industry.”

For additional details, visit www.huntsman.com or www.viacheminc.com.