Chennai, September 5, 2017:
Chem-Trend, a manufacturer of specialised mold release agents for industries, is celebrating its 25th anniversary in India. Chem-Trend, a member of the family-owned Freudenberg Group of companies, began its operations in India in 1992 through the sale of its Mono-Coat release agent to a rubber-to-metal bonded parts manufacturer. Over the last two decades, the company has expanded the breadth and depth of its team, technical acumen and infrastructure as well as an extended channel partnership to support its ever-increasing customer base in India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. Chem-Trend partners with leading distributors across the region. The company takes pride in its rich history of developing market leading, innovative products with an uncompromising commitment to service.
On the company’s achievements, Subramanian Hariharan, Vice President and General Manager of Chem Trend India, said, “Today, Chem-Trend serves a large customer base in multiple industry segments, including die casting, tire manufacturing, polyurethane, composites, thermoplastics, roto-molding and rubber molding. The growth and sustainability of Chem-Trend India for over a quarter of a century is an indication to the exceptional value delivered to customers through technical knowledge backed by years of shop floor experience and unparalleled customer service.”
In 2004, Chem-Trend became a part of the Freudenberg Group, a German-based collection of companies with a commanding global presence. The manufacturing facility of its Freudenberg Chemical Specialities division in Mysore manufactures products for Chem-Trend in India. The site follows ISO 9001:2000 quality standards and has achieved ISO 14000 environmental certification. Over the next two years, additional investments are expected to expand capacity, laboratory and product development facilities that will enable Chem-Trend to work closely with customers in developing new products with faster response time, leading to even further added value and support for customers to produce high quality parts more efficiently.
Chem-Trend is a global leader in the development, production and supply of specialised mold release agents and caters their products to various customers in different sectors such as aerospace, energy, automotive (motorcycles & motorbikes), construction, mining & industrial, consumer goods, electronics & packaging. Operating globally for over 55 years, the company has formulated and manufactured high performance, value-adding solutions including release agents, die lubricants, tire paints, purge compounds and ancillary products related to mold, casting and forming operations.