Ciba Techmer Sign Masterbatch Pact
Switzerland-based Ciba Specialty Chemicals Masterbatch business unit and Clinton, Tenn.-based
Techmer PM have signed a service agreement for masterbatches of plastics and fiber colorants and
additives.According to Ciba, the agreement enables the two companies to provide global solutions
and technical support to their customers. The agreement also includes global non-exclusive
licensing of practical knowledge and patents. Techmer-supplied Ciba masterbatches will bear Ciba
brand names, and Ciba-supplied Techmer masterbatches will be branded as TECHSPERSE.