The specialty chemicals expert Bodo Möller Chemie takes over trading activity and representation of Dow Corning brand products for the automotive industry in South Africa
The Bodo Möller Chemie South Africa (PTY) Ltd. is entering into a new partnership with the silicone specialist Dow Corning Corporation. Thereby the daughter of the internationally active Bodo Möller Chemie Group is expanding its distribution range with the brand products Dow Corning®, MOLYKOTE® and Silastic® for applications in the automotive industry in South Africa. The new product line includes high-performance silicone products like silicone-based sealants, lubricants, silicone mold-making rubbers, coatings and adhesives.
Bodo Möller Chemie and Dow strengthen partnership in South Africa
Bodo Möller Chemie South Africa is a long-standing trading partner of the also to The Dow Chemical Company belonging Dow Automotive Systems for the region of South Africa. "The new partnership with Dow Corning allows us to provide our customers with brand products that are tailored to the automotive industry. So we can respond directly to customer needs in this important market segment and offer a wide range of technical solutions", says Bodo Möller Chemie CEO Frank Haug. In Europe the Bodo Möller Chemie Group, headquartered in Offenbach am Main/Germany, is already very well positioned with its branch network of thirteen subsidiaries. In 2011, the first branch in South Africa was founded and thereby the company’s expansion of trading activities crossed the borders of Europe. With the head office in Port Elizabeth and another sales office in Johannesburg, the Bodo Möller Chemie South Africa has become an established partner for customers in the region of South Africa and sub-Sahara Africa, which includes in addition to South Africa countries like Nigeria, Kenya, Zambia and Namibia.
As a global market leader and specialist in the silicium and silicone chemistry The Dow Corning Corporation, based in Midland/USA, provides more than 7,000 products and services all over the world for a variety of applications in areas such as automotive, life sciences, solar energy, electronics and construction. As a joint venture, the company is owned equally by The Dow Chemical Company and Corning, Incorporated.
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.