Formerra Reveals Evonik Partnership for High-Performance Solutions
Formerra Reveals Evonik Partnership for High-Performance Solutions

Formerra Reveals Evonik Partnership for High-Performance Solutions

  • 04-Apr-2024 11:27 AM
  • Journalist: Patricia Jose Perez

On April 2nd, 2024, Formerra made public its latest strategic affiliation with Evonik, a prominent global figure in PA12 and high-performance polyamides. This partnership marks a pivotal step for Formerra, granting it the distribution rights for Evonik's polyamides and sustainable materials across the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. Notably, access to these materials extends to Mexico as a result of Formerra's recent acquisition of Suministro de Especialidades.

Specifically, Formerra will oversee the distribution of the following materials:

              VESTAMID® L POLYAMIDE 12


              VESTAMID® D POLYAMIDE 612

              TROGAMID® CX (transparent and microcrystalline polyamides)

Sustainable grades include:

              VESTAMID® eCO (PA12)

              VESTAMID® RFP (PA12)

              VESTAMID® Terra (PA610 and PA1010)

Doug Zupan, Vice President of Operations at Formerra, conveyed his excitement about the incorporation of this new supplier. He remarked, "The collaboration with Evonik empowers us to furnish top-tier materials for critical applications in automotive, aerospace, and industrial sectors. Evonik’s distinguished reputation in high-performance polyamide production and their dedication to sustainable solutions align perfectly with our vision of providing customers with the finest cutting-edge material options."

Craig Schmidter, Americas Director of Granules and Compounds at Evonik, also shared his perspective, stating, "With Formerra’s extensive network and robust technical support for performance-driven applications, they emerge as the perfect choice for the distribution of our polyamide products. In essence, Formerra is an ideal match due to their ability to offer the technical material selection and engineering support necessary for customers and applications seeking to integrate our high-performance materials."

Evonik's products open avenues for Formerra to venture into new markets such as aerospace and oil & gas; Evonik's support will be instrumental in facilitating Formerra's expansion endeavors. Furthermore, Formerra will be equipped to assist existing and prospective customers with logistics, warehousing, technical service, and expeditious market entry.

The collaboration between Formerra and Evonik epitomizes a strategic alignment, amalgamating expertise and innovation. Focused on delivering premium high-performance polyamide chemistry for pivotal applications, this joint endeavor is poised to yield significant advantages for customers and catalyze progress across multiple sectors. Formerra is slated to showcase its offerings next month at NPE2024 The Plastics Show, occupying booth S39025 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.

Formerra stands out as a top-tier distributor of engineered materials, facilitating connections between premier polymer producers and numerous OEMs and brand owners spanning healthcare, consumer goods, industrial sectors, and mobility markets. Leveraging a blend of technical proficiency and commercial acumen, Formerra offers a unique blend of extensive portfolio breadth, robust supply chain capabilities, profound industry insights, exemplary service, cutting-edge e-commerce functionalities, and innovative solutions. With a seasoned team at the helm, Formerra assists clients across diverse industries in revolutionizing their product design, selection, processing, and development processes, fostering enhanced performance, productivity, reliability, and sustainability outcomes.

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