DSM reorganizes engineering plastics distribution network in North America

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TROY, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in nutrition, health and sustainable living, today announces that its engineering plastics business is partnering with Nexeo Plastics to enhance its distribution footprint for automotive, electronics and industrial manufacturers throughout North America. Effective immediately, the most popular grades from DSM’s advanced material portfolio are now available through Nexeo Plastics.

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DSM Engineering Plastics President Shruti Singhal (left) and Shawn Williams, CEO, Nexeo Plastics (right) meet during the 2019 K Trade Fair in Düsseldorf, Germany. (Photo by Danny Bloem for DSM)

DSM Engineering Plastics President Shruti Singhal (left) and Shawn Williams, CEO, Nexeo Plastics (right) meet during the 2019 K Trade Fair in Düsseldorf, Germany. (Photo by Danny Bloem for DSM)

“When our customers need our products around the country and ready for just-in-time delivery, it’s critical to have a strong partnership with our distribution network,” said Jud Gibson, vice president, Commercial Americas, DSM Engineering Plastics.

DSM’s new partnership with Nexeo will leverage their robust warehouse distribution network serving Canada, Mexico and the United States.

“We share DSM’s commitment to excellence and customer centricity, and we are excited to offer DSM’s extensive portfolio of high-performance engineering plastics to our customers,” said Shawn Williams, CEO, Nexeo Plastics.

The following DSM products lines are now available through our preferred North American channel partners:

DSM will continue its partnership with Channel Prime Alliance in the region. However, DSM products will no longer be available from Chase Plastics.

To learn more about DSM Engineering Plastics grades and applications, visit DSM.com/plastics or nexeoplastics.com.

DSM – Bright Science. Brighter Living.™

Royal DSM is a global purpose-led, science-based company 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 whilst creating simultaneously 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.

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.

Forward-looking statements

This press release may contain forward-looking statements with respect to DSM’s future (financial) performance and position. Such statements are based on current expectations, estimates and projections of DSM and information currently available to the company. DSM cautions readers that such statements involve certain risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict and therefore it should be understood that many factors can cause actual performance and position to differ materially from these statements. DSM has no obligation to update the statements contained in this press release, unless required by law. The English language version of the press release is leading.

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DSM Engineering Plastics Tom Rippinger tel. +1 248-205-6478 e-mail tom.rippinger@dsm.com

Nexeo Plastics Keith Mackert tel. +1 281-297-0005 e-mail kmackert@nexeoplastics.com

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