Solvay Advanced Polymers has signed a non-exclusive distribution partnership with leading Swiss material supplier, B. Bigler AG of Zug, Switzerland, to supply its customers in Switzerland, Austria and Germany with KetaSpire polyetheretherketone (PEEK) and AvaSpire modified PEEK polymers. The company had announced last month, the start-up phase of Solvay Advanced Polymer's affiliate's new commercial PEEK facility in Panoli, India.
KetaSpire PEEK and AvaSpire modified PEEK are valued by design engineers due to their best-in-class chemical resistance and mechanical properties, including strength, stiffness and ease of processing. This combination of performance attributes makes PEEK an ideal polymer for applications in aerospace, automotive, friction and wear components, healthcare, oil exploration and production, and semiconductors, among others.
B. Bigler is a leading petrochemical trader, a premier supplier of commodity and engineered thermoplastics, and has as its clients injection molders that cater to the requirement of the automotive, textile and healthcare industries, among others