2020 March - BARS-2 (St. Petersburg, Russia; https://basco-masterbatch.com) search for a European sales partner was finally successful. The manufacturer of BASCO® masterbatches for colors and additives signed a distribution agreement for Western Europe with the distributor Polytrade Global GmbH (60388 Frankfurt am Main, Germany; www.polytrade.de). The Russian company hopes to deliver various masterbatch grades to Western Europe.
In addition to direct sales, Polytrade will represent the Russian partner at industry events. It all starts with a joint stand of the companies at the "Compounding World Expo Europe" (www.compoundingworldexpo.com) in Essen, Germany, which is expected to take place from June 3 to 4, 2020.
Polytrade Global is a distributor of plastics, but also of intermediate products and additives for compounders. The company was founded in 1994 as a spin-off of the "Fibers & Fiber Raw Materials" department of Metallgesellschaft AG and became a subsidiary of Zimmer AG. Today Polytrade Global is a worldwide marketing and logistic service provider with a traditional technological background.