Jebsen & Jessen Signs New Partnership with RapidPurge

Jebsen & Jessen Signs New Partnership with RapidPurge

Jebsen & Jessen Ingredients & RapidPurge sign exclusive distribution deal for thermoplastic purging compounds in South East Asia, with distribution rights in China.

Singapore, 14 September 2020: Jebsen & Jessen Ingredients (JJING), the ingredients business unit of diversified industrial conglomerate Jebsen & Jessen Group, is announcing an expanded partnership with RapidPurge, a global leader in thermoplastic purging compounds.

The renewed partnership, which took effect on June 1, has JJING take on the exclusive distribution of RapidPurge’s chemical and mechanical compounds across South East Asia. It also includes a non-exclusive distribution deal between the two companies for RapidPurge's products in China.

JJING promotes and distributes chemical and life sciences ingredients for multiple industries and manufacturing applications, including plastic & rubber, with a direct presence in eight ASEAN countries and China.

RapidPurge is a leading manufacturer of chemical and mechanical purging compounds for thermoplastic processing headquartered in the United States. RapidPurge products are used to clean Injection Molding, Extrusion and Blow Molding equipment. Its products are specially formulated to address high degradation, difficult colour changeovers and challenging resident residue issues.

“Jebsen & Jessen Ingredients has decades of expertise in the chemicals distribution business and are a valuable strategic partner for the plastic manufacturing base in South East Asia,” says Joseph Serell, President and CEO, RapidPurge. “We believe they are the best choice for representing our products in the region and we are very excited to have them as our sole distributor there.”

With Asia Pacific being the dominant player in the global thermoplastics market, the new partnership will help meet the growing demand for purging compounds in the region.

"RapidPurge products complement our extensive plastics portfolio, furthering our strong position in the market and being a valued one-stop shop for our plastics customers in SEA and China. Our extensive product portfolio which includes compounders & converters, will continue to help customers improve production cycle times, and enable shorter turnaround times during grade change or colour change” says Frederic Lye, Regional Sales Director – Chemical Ingredients at Jebsen & Jessen Ingredients. “Our collaboration with RapidPurge will help meet this growing need in the region and we look forward to a long and fruitful partnership.”

About RapidPurge

Privately held and based  in Essex, CT USA, RapidPurge is the world’s leading purging compound supplier with a complete line of chemical and mechanical purging compounds. We created the purging compound industry in 1979 when we developed the first thermoplastic purging agent. RapidPurge’s exclusive chemical grades are recognised to be the most effective solution for removing stubborn deposits and contamination. Mechanical grades are cost effective solutions for all resins in all thermoplastic processing machines.

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About Jebsen & Jessen Ingredients

Jebsen & Jessen Ingredients promotes and distributes chemical and life science ingredients for multiple industrial and manufacturing applications. We have more than 350 technical sales and customer service staff to connect technology from more than 100 supplier partners to 6,000 customers across ASEAN.

In business for over 50 years, Jebsen & Jessen Ingredients operates six regional business lines: Coating & Resins, Plastic & Rubber, Performance Chemicals, Agribusiness, Food Ingredients, and Pharmaceutical, Personal & Home Care Ingredients with direct presence in nine countries, including ASEAN’s emerging markets Myanmar and Cambodia.

●      Distributing over 160,000 tonnes of specialty chemicals and ingredients per year
●      More than 100 technology partners, including the world’s leading brands
●      Serving more than 6,000 customers throughout the South East Asia region
●      600m² of high technology lab space serving customers and suppliers regionally

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Anthea Ho Manager - Corporate Communications, Jebsen & Jessen Pte Ltd


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About Jebsen & Jessen Group

We are an ASEAN focused industrial conglomerate. Our business spans manufacturing, engineering, and distribution activities.

We have five core business units: Cable TechnologyIngredientsLife SciencesPackaging and Technology. Through our network of companies spanning 31 locations, including 10 manufacturing facilities in Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, our 3,000 people work as one to develop meaningful products and services for the 20,000 customers we serve. 

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