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Seville, Ohio (PRWEB)
July 18, 2017
Blair Rubber Co. is pleased to announce the continuing advancement of international rubber lining product availability through a new business partnership with South Korean corrosion protection manufacturer SAEKAPHEN Korea CO. Limited.
A third-generation, family-owned company operating out of Gladbeck, Germany since 1954, SAEKAPHEN® has distributors and authorized applicators throughout Asia, Europe, the USA and the Middle East that manufacture and apply substrate coatings and surface treatments for carbon steel, stainless steel, copper alloys, concrete and more.
The company approached Blair Rubber for its primary containment rubber linings, which it requires for storing and transporting its many coating products.
“SAEKAPHEN was interested in getting away from one of our competitors because every order had to go through a distributor,” Blair Rubber’s Export Sales Manager Tom Bogart says. “I explained that we could sell to them directly and cut out the middleman, which we’ve found to be a better relationship. It was definitely fortuitous that SAEKAPHEN reached out because we’ve been in that region, but we’ve only invested time and money in China. So now we have an exclusive agreement with SAEKAPHEN. For any business we do in South Korea, we go through them. We’re really establishing solid business over there.”
With international distribution in countries as diverse as Australia, Saudi Arabia, Venezuela, Mexico and more, Blair Rubber recognized the opportunity and met with SAEKAPHEN.
“It’s turning out to be a great opportunity for us,” Dave Jentzsch, general manager at Blair Rubber,…