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VHM to assume responsibilities for Evonik Corporation's new product lines

Van Horn, Metz & Company, Inc. is pleased to announce that effective July 1, 2015 will assume responsibilities for Evonik Corporation's, DEGALAN®, DEGACRYL®, POLYVEST® and VESTOWAX® product groups in the northeast United States. For the past several years, Van Horn, Metz has successfully represented Evonik's DYNAPOL®, DYNACOLL® and VESTOPLAST®.

DEGALAN®, standard and specialty binders for path-breaking applications. The products offered under this brand provide convincing benefits in applications where, weather resistance, colorfastness, high brilliance, hardness and scratch resistance are desired.

DEGACRYL® Bead Polymers -- Products of the DEGACRYL® range are PMMA polymers and copolymers distinguished by consistent quality, with narrow specifications and superior free flowing properties. A high differentiation of bead size, viscosity number as a measure of the molecular weight and of residual peroxide content, are properties that allow customers to choose the suitable type for their application. The

POLYVEST® product range includes stereospecific, low viscous and unsaponifiable liquid polybutadienes of different chemical compositions. The non-functionalized products differ in molar mass and viscosity.

VESTOWAX® are synthetic waxes produced by Fischer-Tropsch-Process. They act as a value additive for hot melt and other applications. In addition to crude FT-wax, the range of VESTOWAX® products includes modified hard paraffins and oxidates.

Evonik’s Coatings & Adhesive Resins Business Line produces specialty designed polymers. These are mainly used in coatings for metal packaging, protective coatings and inks. In addition, it supplies the adhesive industry with polymers for melt adhesives, and sealants which are marketed, to the automotive and packaging industries.

About Van Horn, Metz & Co., Inc.

Van Horn, Metz & Company is a specialty raw materials distributor to Paints, Coatings, Plastics, Inks, Rubber and Personal Care Industries! Our mission is to be a trusted and reliable source for material and information by offering our customers leading technology and solutions, quality products and superior customer service. 

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