Chem-Trend (Deutschland) GmbH
Founded in 1960, Chem-Trend is a leading global manufacturer of process chemical specialties with a main focus on high-performance mold release agents. Chem-Trend develops mold release agents used for the production of molded components made of composites, rubber, thermoplastics, or polyurethane, die lubricants for application in the die casting industry, as well as purging compounds and inside and outside tyre paints. In addition, Chem-Trend manufactures specialized ancillary products, such as mold maintenance products, mold cleaners and mold sealers for the individual industries.
Chem-Trend has manufacturing sites, sales offices and support and development laboratories around the globe. By means of a dedicated sales force and global distribution network, Chem-Trend reaches almost all geographic markets where significant levels of manufacturing take place. Chem-Trend’s customers benefit from the many years of experience provided by Chem-Trend’s experts regarding the overall production process, not just the products they offer, as well as from its comprehensive service network. Chem-Trend’s global headquarters are located in Howell, Michigan, USA. Chem-Trend is part of the Freudenberg Group of Companies based in Weinheim, Germany.
Our Lusin® product line of process chemicals for the plastics industry includes:
• Purging Compounds
More efficiently swapping color or material has long been the benefit to companies that incorporate purging compounds in their thermoplastic processing operations.
Most of our purge products are NSF-registered for applications with strict hygiene requirements.
• Mold Maintenance Products
Protective agents and lubricants offer excellent protection from rust, keep tooling clean and operating efficiently to maximize productivity and performance.
Most of our mold maintenance products for thermoplastic processing are NSF-registered for applications with strict hygiene requirements.
• Release Agents
Release agents facilitate easier start-up and are proven in the most difficult thermoplastic molding applications. Our release agents are available in silicone and silicone-free formulas designed for a range of operating temperatures.
Lusin® products deliver significant benefits for multiple processes:
- Injection molding
- Blow molding
Lusin® products are developed for a variety of polymer types:
- High-temperature resins
- Engineered resins