Bergamo, Italy -- Sabo, which makes hindered amine light stabilisers, is distributing UV absorbers for polyurethane from Korea's Ziko.
Marketed as Sabosab UV1, the stabiliser is based on formamidine. It is designed for polyurethane based thermoplastics and sealants, said Ziko.
'The collaboration will allow Sabo to offer enhanced security of supply on exclusive basis to its European,' said Alberto Vischetti, global head Plastic Additives Sabo.
The agreement covers Europe, Russia and Turkey, said Ziko in a statement. It will also significantly reduce the lead time for customers to between two and three weeks from receipt of a purchase order, Ziko added.