Chem-Trend signs distribution agreement with Bjørn Thorsen A/S for its Lusin® product range

Chem-Trend has reinforced its collaboration with Bjørn Thorsen A/S, by appointing us as its official distributor of the Lusin® range of high-performance mold maintenance products for the Nordic and Baltic countries.

We are very proud to add the Lusin® line to our extensive distribution portfolio, thereby helping thermoplastic processors optimize production and protect valuable investments in processing equipment. Lusin® products improve process efficiency and product quality; they also contribute to lower maintenance, repair and operational costs. The Lusin® family includes the following use-focused product series:

• Lusin® Alro/blue = release agents – silicone and silicone-free; designed to improve efficiency, lower scrap and reduce operational costs.
• Lusin® Lub/yellow = lubricants – developed specifically for the thermoplastic injection molds to prevent breakage and seizure of pins as well as slides without staining.
• Lusin® Protect/orange = protective agents – created to guard the metal surface of molds and tooling used in thermoplastic processing against the attack of water, oxygen or other corrosive agents which are common rust-contributing factors.
• Lusin® Clean/red = cleaning agents – formulated to remove contaminants (e.g. waxes, oils, greases) and deposits of thermoplastic resins, colors and miscellaneous additives from molds or other surfaces without attacking or etching them.

The products are developed to work in conjunction with each other, in order to provide synergies and enhance their overall benefits.

You can read more about Lusin® materials and find respective brochures with FAQ here:

Mold maintenance videos from Chem-Trend are available here

About Chem-Trend

Chem-Trend is the most proven partner in the world for release agents, purging compounds, and other related process chemical specialties. Using a customer-centric approach combined with deep research and development, Chem-Trend is dedicated to providing expertise and innovative solutions to improve product quality, production efficiency, waste reduction, and sustainability for its customers now and well into the future. Chem-Trend offers a globally integrated network of experienced, knowledgeable, and insightful production and technical experts, with leading-edge research and development facilities supporting myriad industries and needs. Chem-Trend serves customers through offices in North America, South America, Asia, and Europe and is part of the Freudenberg Group.

About Bjørn Thorsen A/S (BT)

BT commercializes special raw materials from leading manufacturers (such as BYK, ExxonMobil, Lubrizol, Cabot, Sun Chemicals, Venator, Chem-Trend, DRT, Nurel & others), to customers in industries such as Automotive, Coating, Plastic, Construction, Industrial, Medical, Compounding, Films etc. In recent years, BT has increasingly acted as true solution provider, by leveraging its considerable technical and processing know-how, as well as flexible and efficient logistics services from warehouses in several European & other global locations. This broader capability is strongly reinforced by the development expertise of its manufacturing affiliates, Customized Compound Solutions A/S (CCS) and Nordic Grafting Company A/S (NGC) that complement BT’s offering with their proprietary range of tailored alloys, compounds and specialty formulations in response to individual needs.

Posted on 21 February 2019