Teknor Apex Company has established a warehouse and distribution facility in Kyoto for its PVC automotive compounds and has appointed a sales agent responsible for serving auto-industry companies in Japan.
The new sales agent is Nishinihon Shoko Co., Ltd., an Osaka-based company specializing in supplying the automotive industry. Mr. Kozo Okamoto is president and CEO. The manager of automotive accounts will be Mr. Hirofumi Okamoto, and Mr. Kazuo Yamada will provide technical support.
“We already supply PVC compounds to Japanese OEMs in other regions of the world, and now we have strengthened our capability to serve OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers in Japan directly,” said Steve McCormack, automotive industry manager for the Vinyl Division. “This is critical for meeting the just-in-time requirements of our customers in Japan.”
Teknor Apex manufactures Apex® flexible PVC and Flexalloy® PVC elastomers for exterior and interior components, sealing systems, mechanical cables, and under-hood applications. These compounds have been specified by automotive OEMs worldwide.
Nishinihon Shoko Co., Ltd is headquartered at 2-2-29 Nakatsu, Kita-Ku, Osaka 531-0071. Tel: +81-(0) 6-6372-2241. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:h.okamoto@e-nishinihon
About Teknor Apex. Teknor Apex Company, a privately held firm founded in 1924, is one of the world’s leading custom compounders of plastics. Teknor Apex produces flexible and rigid vinyl, thermoplastic elastomers, nylons, color masterbatches, specialty chemicals, and hoses. The company is headquartered in Pawtucket, RI, U.S.A. and operates thirteen manufacturing facilities worldwide in the United States, Belgium, Germany, China, and Singapore. To learn more visit: www.teknorapex.com <http://www.teknorapex.com/> .
The Vinyl Division of Teknor Apex Company is a leading manufacturer of custom compounds, including Apex* flexible and rigid vinyl, Flexalloy* vinyl elastomers, Fireguard* low-flame, low-smoke compounds, and Halguard* low-smoke, halogen free, flame retardant compounds and elastomers. The Division is a global supplier to the appliance, automotive, construction, medical device, wire and cable, and other industries.