Baerlocher exhibits at Interplast 2014 in Brazil


Interplast 2014

Americana (Brazil), August 7, 2014 – The Baerlocher group of companies presents its products including its innovative Ca-based stabilizers at the Interplast 2014. The fair, a premier platform for the plastics industry in Brazil, is taking place in Joinville (Brazil) from August 18-22.

Baerlocher is the globally leading supplier of additives for the PVC industry in the region. With its presence at the fair, the company shows its long-term commitment to the Brazilian market.

“As many of the largest plastics producers are located in the south of Brazil, the Interplast 2014 is the perfect opportunity to meet our existing customers and to establish business with new customers,” says Juarez da Silva Costa, General Manager of Baerlocher do Brasil. “The PVC industry is facing some challenges lately in conventional applications. In order to overcome this situation, Baerlocher offers innovative solutions for emerging applications like PVC roofing and for the design of PVC houses. Our innovative and cost-effective solutions enable the plastic producers to stay competitive.”

The focus of Baerlocher´s presentation at the show is on rigid PVC such as for pipes and profiles. With its leading role in the transition from conventional to Ca-based stabilizers, Baerlocher is perfectly positioned in these segments.

“In the plasticized field, new fashion designers of PVC shoes need high-quality stabilizers to guarantee transparency and durability. Baerlocher’s star product for this application is Baerostab CZ-1245,” outlines Rainer Grasmück, Head SBU PVC Additives Asia & Americas.

Baerlocher with strong commitment to the Brazilian market
The Baerlocher group of companies has been present in Brazil with a production facility since 1973 and celebrated its 40th anniversary last year. In November 2013, Baerlocher do Brasil also opened a new state of the art production plant for fatty acids in Americana with a capacity of 35,000 to/year.

About Baerlocher:
The Baerlocher group of companies is a leading supplier of additives for the plastics industry. Its offering includes a very broad range of stabilizers as well as other additives for all polymer applications.

Characteristics of Baerlocher are strong customer and employee orientation, as well as innovation and sustainability. Continued leadership in innovation is demonstrated by Baerlocher’s support to the PVC industry in the transition from Lead- to Calcium-based stabilizers as well as by the innovative lubricant systems for wood plastic composites.

Baerlocher is committed to the principles of responsible care. The company maintains an ISO 9001 certified quality management system and its environmental management system complies with ISO 14001. Baerlocher is involved in a variety of activities, both in industry and in society. It plays an active role in trade associations and also provides opportunities for apprenticeships in various business areas.

The Baerlocher group of companies has manufacturing sites around the globe and operates a sales network covering all major countries.

Baeropan, Baerostab, Baeropol, Baerolub and Baerocid are registered trademarks of Baerlocher.

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