Teknor Apex adds warehousing in Japan for auto compounds

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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 specialising in supplying the automotive industry. Kozo Okamoto is President/CEO. The manager of automotive accounts will be Hirofumi Okamoto, and 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.


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