Arkema S.A. (Arkema), a France based chemical company, has appointed Hubron Speciality Limited (Hubron Speciality) as UK distributor for its Graphistrength carbon nanotubes. Hubron Speciality will offer the full Graphistrength product range from its UK warehouses. The range currently includes the pure Graphistrength products, and the extended range of masterbatches designed to ease incorporation into a whole range of elastomers, thermoplastics, resins and water borne applications.

Arkema inaugurated Europe’s first plant able to produce some 20 tonnes per year of multiwall carbon nanotubes in 2006, and has built a broad product portfolio for the polymer industry to include elastomeric, thermoplastic, thermosetting, coatings and adhesive sectors.

Jean-Marc Corpart Global Graphistrength business manager said – “We are delighted to formalise our arrangements with Hubron, who have worked very closely with us over the last 2 years as we have brought products to the market. We are set to see real growth with these commercially exciting new products.”