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sh minerals to distribute Nordkalk Enrich products in Germany and Central Europe

Tiina Roine (info a nordkalk.com), 1 September 2020

Nordkalk has signed a distribution contract with German sh minerals to boost the sales of Nordkalk’s Enrich products in Central Europe and especially in Germany, where the parties see great potential for Enrich products.

Nordkalk Enrich is a series of ultrafine precipitated calcium carbonate (PCC) products originally created for paints and coatings applications. It is a cost-effective, non-hazardous, easy to use and environmentally friendly solution to replace titanium dioxide, additives and binders in wide assortment of applications.

“With the distribution contract we combine our sales networks and technical knowhow to provide this unique product to larger number of potential customers in Central Europe ”, says Nordkalk’s Sales Director Anssi Koikkalainen.  

“In co-operation with sh minerals we aim to find new markets for this multi-functional product, which ultrafine PCC particles offer valuable properties for various technically demanding applications, such as plastic compounds, adhesives, paper, inks and different building materials”, states Koikkalainen.

sh minerals is an ideal partner for Nordkalk because of their existing product portfolio, technical competence, extensive sales network and customer base as well as result-oriented mindset.  

For sh minerals distribution contract with Nordkalk enables better customer service through wider product assortment.

“We believe that Enrich products have a big potential on our markets in Germany and Central Europe. With Nordkalk Enrich products we can offer our customers an additional benefit for their needs especially in paints and coatings, but not just limited to these applications”, says CEO Jürgen Gerstmeier from sh minerals.

sh minerals GmbH is part of the long-established medium-sized group Schön + Hippelein and markets the products of the group in Germany and its neighbouring countries. Operating from production sites in Hammerunterwiesenthal, Lengefeld and Hermsdorf (Ore Mountains/Saxony), as well as the sites in Heidenheim and Neresheim (both Baden-Württemberg), we are one of the leading suppliers on the filler market. Carbonate fillers, dried grains and special commercial mineral products are the main focuses of sh minerals‘ sales activities.

Further information:

Anssi Koikkalainen, Sales Director, Nordkalk Northern Europe, tel. +358 40 836 1855.

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