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Press Release

Nexeo Plastics and DSM Sign Distribution Agreement for North America


THE WOODLANDS, Texas, November 5, 2019 – Nexeo Plastics, a global leader in the distribution of thermoplastic resins, has signed an agreement with DSM Engineering Plastics (“DSM”) for North American distribution of DSM’s most popular, high-performance engineering plastics, supporting the automotive, electronics and industrial manufacturers in the region.

“Our customers require highly-specified products on varied manufacturing schedules, so it’s critical to have the right distribution partner in place to support their material selection requirements and timetables,” said Jud Gibson, vice president, Commercial Americas, DSM Engineering Plastics.

Effectively immediately, Nexeo Plastics will carry and distribute DSM products from its advanced material portfolio throughout Canada, Mexico and the United States, including Akulon® PA6/PA66Arnite® PETArnitel® TPCEcoPaXX® PA410ForTii® PA4T/PPAStanyl® PA46 and Xytron PPS. To learn more about DSM grades available in North America, visit Nexeo Plastics and DSM.

“We are excited to expand our relationship with DSM beyond Europe to North America and look forward to supporting our customers with their high-performance products,” said Shawn Williams, president and chief executive officer, Nexeo Plastics. “Our focus is to deliver unified services to our customers, no matter where they transact business around the world. The Nexeo Plastics global distribution model, materials selection expertise and commercial platform are perfectly suited to drive DSM’s growth in both regions.”

 About Nexeo Plastics
Nexeo Plastics is a leading global thermoplastic resins distributor, representing quality products from world-class suppliers, and serving a diverse customer base across North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia. From material selection assistance to identifying supply chain and inventory solutions, we go beyond traditional logistics to provide value-added services across many industries, including automotive, healthcare, packaging, wire and cable, 3D printing and more. Our people, our passion, our global reach, and our technology platform allow us to create unique ways to help you reduce complexity in your business, identify efficiencies, and unlock value for suppliers and customers. Learn more at www.nexeoplastics.com.

About DSM
DSM – Bright Science. Brighter Living.™
Royal DSM is a global, purpose-led, science-based company active in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living. DSM’s purpose is to create brighter lives for all. DSM addresses with its products and solutions some of the world’s biggest challenges while simultaneously creating economic, environmental and societal value for all its stakeholders – customers, employees, shareholders, and society at large. DSM delivers innovative solutions for human nutrition, animal nutrition, personal care and aroma, medical devices, green products and applications, and new mobility and connectivity. DSM and its associated companies deliver annual net sales of about €10 billion with approximately 23,000 employees. The company was founded in 1902 and is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. More information can be found at www.dsm.com.