Bodo Möller Chemie: new partnership with Sigmatex in the carbon fibre fabric sector Global specialty chemicals company extends its product range to include Sigmatex carbon fibre products
Bodo Möller Chemie Group and Sigmatex, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of carbon fibre reinforcements, have announced a new partnership. As part of this collaboration, Bodo Möller Chemie will immediately start selling Sigmatex’ full range for composites applications throughout Europe and in Russia. Sigmatex carbon fibre products include traditional 2D woven, spread tow, unidirectional and multiaxial fabrics, 3D fabrics and carbon fibre reinforcements made from recycled material for many different industrial sectors. Both firms are hoping that the new partnership will open up new market potential and win them new customers.
Ideal addition to the product range
Frank Haug, CEO of Bodo Möller Chemie GmbH, is very optimistic about the new partnership: “Sigmatex has an international reputation for the high quality and reliability of its products. Marketing its high-quality carbon fibre products will be an ideal addition to our range of composite products. The UK company Sigmatex Limited, based in Runcorn and Rochdale, processes carbon fibres from leading international producers for applications in the aerospace, automobile and transportation industry as well as in shipbuilding, all of which industries demand a high level of quality and reliability. By collaborating closely with customers, it is able to develop carbon fibre fabrics to fulfil many different requirements, such as fibre orientation, drapability, thickness and resin permeability. One of Sigmatex’ key skills is its innovative approach to textile design and process, which is often required in the field of textile solutions.
Carbon fibre technology is a measure of global growth
“Extending our product range to include the technology of the future that is carbon fibre technology represents an important milestone in our growth,” emphasises Haug. As part of its global expansion strategy, the Bodo Möller Chemie Group has thirteen branches throughout Europe, in Russia and in South Africa. Its central logistics platform in Offenbach am Main provides support to its specialists and local warehouses at other sites to provide appropriate and tailor-made solutions. Bodo Möller Chemie acts as a link between manufacturers of specialty chemicals and processing industries. It offers special product ranges that are perfectly adapted to the needs of the respective market.
With more than 40 years of experience in distribution of specialty chemicals and adhesives the Bodo Möller Chemie Group (www.bm-chemie.de, www.bm-chemie.com) is the leading trading partner for well-known European companies like DOW Automotive Systems, HB Fuller, BASF and Huntsman Advanced Materials. The product portfolio of the company includes powerful adhesives and adhesive systems, additives for plastics, coatings, rubber products, textiles, lubricants and other specialty chemicals. Through targeted consulting and locally specific consumer service the Bodo Möller Chemie Group offers their customer for every individual requirement the suitable product and solution.