Arkema and Toyotsu Chemiplas sign distribution agreement for Forane® FBA 1233zd foam blowing agent in Asia
Arkema and Toyotsu Chemiplas (TCP) have signed an agreement for distribution of Arkema’s Forane® FBA 1233zd foam blowing agent in several countries in Asia and Southeast Asia.
Forane® FBA 1233zd is a highly-effective Hydrofluoroolefin (HFO) blowing agent for use in polyurethane foams and other foams. It is non-ozone depleting, non-flammable, and has ultra-low Global Warming Potential (GWP).
The primary goal of the distributor agreement is to utilize Toyotsu Chemiplas’ proven infrastructure and wide and deep presence in the Asian foam market to more effectively market Arkema’s Forane® FBA 1233zd to a diverse and growing market.
The distribution agreement covers foam sales in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam. This multi-year agreement covers sales into foam blowing applications only.
Toyotsu Chemiplas Corporation
Toyotsu Chemiplas (TCP) is a highly experienced trading firm with presence in numerous countries, and headquartered in Tokyo. TCP’s Polyurethane Materials Department provides a wide array of raw materials for the foam industry, including isocyanates, polyols, catalysts, and blowing agents.
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Forane® is a registered trademark of Arkema.