Adhesives Magazine

Viachem and Lycus Ltd Partner on UV Light Stabilizers (8/17/09)

August 17, 2009
Viachem Ltd. has partnered with Lycus Ltd to serve as the sales and distribution partner for the MAXGARD ® line of UV Stabilizers in North America.

Viachem Ltd., a leading supplier of fine and specialty chemicals to customers throughout North America, has partnered with Lycus Ltd to serve as the sales and distribution partner for the MAXGARD® line of UV Stabilizers in North America.

Viachem has established itself as a valuable resource for specialty chemical producers that want to ensure customers have access to technical expertise beyond the traditional distributor. The company’s technical sales specialists’ work with producers and their customers, providing process development expertise and logistics solutions.

Lycus specializes in UV light absorbers for use in plastics, coatings, adhesives and cosmetics. These powdered additives preserve and enhance a final product's color or fragrance, which can diminish with continued exposure to UV radiation. Lycus is the sole producer of UV stabilizers in U.S.

Jimmy Wooten, product manager for Lycus Ltd, said: “Our customers are our top priority. We’ve chosen to partner with Viachem because they are experts in customer service and specialty chemical distribution. The company’s sales team provides an added level of education and logistical support highly valued by our customers.”

For more information, visit www.viacheminc.com.