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ChemPoint.com Chosen as Primary Distributor of Hexion Specialty Chemicals Performance Adhesives

November 1, 2006
ChemPoint
COLUMBUS, Ohio, November 1, 2006 -- Hexion Specialty Chemicals, Inc. has selected ChemPoint.com as their primary North American distribution partner for products in their Performance Adhesives Product Group. ChemPoint will handle marketing, sales, customer service, and order fulfillment for targeted customer segments. ChemPoint was chosen for the company's ability to continue Hexion's tradition of high-quality customer care and technically capable sales support.
 
"We selected ChemPoint because they have proven technical expertise, so we know they can work closely with customers to help them find the right solution for their application," says Dave Hemm, Vice President, Performance Adhesives Group, Hexion. "This partnership will give our customers the enhanced sales and technical support they expect, while simplifying transactions for them and for us." To ensure ChemPoint's success in meeting Hexion's customers' needs, the company is conducting in-depth training of ChemPoint staff.
 
Hexion is the world's leading supplier of resins, adhesives, wax emulsions, and complementary products to the forest products industry. Its customers use Hexion resins and other products in the manufacture of plywood, oriented strandboard, medium-density fiberboard, engineered lumber, structural beams, and a variety of other wood-based materials. Hexion is noted for developing innovative resin and adhesive systems with faster cure speeds, lower usage rates, and lower emissions for the wood composites industry.
 
"We are very pleased that Hexion has chosen ChemPoint to support and distribute their trusted brands of performance adhesive products," says ChemPoint Polymer and Process Industry Business Director Jeff Trimble, "We look forward to using our unique, scalable, marketing and sales process to deliver superior technical support and service to their large and geographically diverse customer base."
 
Performance adhesives now available through ChemPoint include brand names such as Casco®, Cascoset™, Wonderbond®, Perkins, Cascamite®, Cascorez®, and Seaco. For more information, contact ChemPoint by e-mailing hexion@chempoint.com, calling 800.485.9569, or visiting www.chempoint.com.