Nexeo and Gendon Sign Distribution Agreement

Nov 25 2019

Nexeo Plastics signed and agreement with Gendon Polymer Services to distribute Gendon’s specialty polymers and compounds in North America, serving the high-performance specialty wire and cable marketplace.

“Our goal is to create market-leading, specific-use compounds that meet the needs of a wide range of customers for the wire and cable market,” said Doug Burwell, president and general manager of Gendon Polymer Services. “Our thermoplastic and thermoset low-smoke, zero-halogen compounds give superb temperature and flame retardant properties, offering our customers the flexibility, advanced technology and tailored solutions they require. The partnership with Nexeo Plastics will enable us to enhance our customer relationships in North America and extend our reach through a proven distribution leader.”

Effectively immediately, Nexeo Plastics will carry and distribute Gendon products in the United States, Mexico and Central America, to include Genflam®, Genfil® and GenNex® compound lines. The Gendon product families cover many industry categories, including oil and gas, transportation, industrial and utility, communications, alternative energy, masterbatches, and military shipboard.
 
“We are excited to join forces with Gendon to market their advanced products to customers requiring high-performance materials,” said Shawn Williams, president and chief executive officer of Nexeo Plastics. “Their comprehensive product line and industry reach fits perfectly with our market-focused distribution model and commercial platform to strengthen our position with wire and cable customers across North America.”

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

Gendon Polymer Services, a Marmon/Berkshire Hathaway company, is a specialty compounder based in Bolton, Ontario, Canada.  Gendon’s polymer compound product line encompasses thermoplastic and thermoset compounds, with a strong focus on Low Smoke Zero Halogen (LSZH) products.  Gendon Polymers has deep experience and world-class knowledge in the design and processing of materials for insulation, bedding and jacketing applications.  Gendon’s compounds are designed for challenging wire and cable applications in military/shipboard, transit, data communications, power & utility, oil & gas, and other industrial markets.  For decades, Gendon products have performed consistently in extremely harsh, aggressive environments with regard to flame/smoke properties, electrical performance, and