Company Name Change Effective Today, April 1, 2019: Quadrant Is Now Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials

Bernie Willms, North American President, says “Our commitment to our partners and our focus to work together is unwavering. We look forward to our future, together.”

April 01, 2019

Quadrant is now officially Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials, effective today. This is a crucial stepping stone in the history of the Quadrant Group, which includes- EPP and CMS- as the name, Mitsubishi Chemical, is part of their new corporate identity, with additional designation. Advanced Materials accurately represents the company’s diverse capabilities, and will allow them to continue their existence as a group under the umbrella of their parent company, Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation. Product brands such as Ketron®, MediTECH®, SymaLITE®, TIVAR®, Ertalyte®, Ertalon®, and Symalit etc. will remain unaffected and continue to be used to distribute Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials products under the same specifications into customer channels.

Michael Koch, Global CEO, Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials, says “This name change brings the strengths and potential of two companies together. Mitsubishi partnered with the Quadrant Group to leverage their proven track record of generating solutions for customers. Now that the extensive list of products and solutions that Mitsubishi has in their portfolio are available, the company can venture into other market segments and applications that were untouchable before. With this name change, everything is being brought under one roof to customers.”

Quadrant’s identity as a member of the Mitsubishi Chemical Group has permeated throughout the industry, which is why they feel that it is appropriate to make the transition over to Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials immediately. Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials provides an organizational structure that can take full advantage of the existing resources and strengths, in order to address a rapidly changing business climate and drive the opportunities for advancements that they see on the horizon.

Bernie Willms, North American President, says “The change in name will not change our desire and drive to bring our customers improved service and products to help support profitable growth. Our commitment to our partners and our focus to work together is unwavering. We look forward to our future, together.”

Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials will continue to enhance their high-performance thermoplastic materials business and strive to realize “KAITEKI”.

KAITEKI is an original concept of the Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Group that proposes a way forward in the sustainable development of society and the planet, in addition to serving as a guide for solving environmental and social issues.

The entire company is proud of this significant milestone and are ready to continue the expansion of our product portfolio as Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials.

About Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials

With more than 80 years of experience, 30 branch offices in 20 countries, and a team of technical service experts, engineers, and application development managers, Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials is the global leader for researching, developing, and manufacturing high-performance engineered polymer materials. Our products make the world a safer place by providing solutions across all industries- food processing and packaging, aerospace and defense, semiconductor, chemical processing, life sciences, renewable energy, construction and heavy equipment, and electronics.

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Registered trademarks of Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials include: Acetron®, CleanStat®, Duratron®, Ertalyte®, Ertalene®,. Ertalon®, Fluorosint®, Ketron®, Nylatron®, Proteus®, Sanalite®, Semitron®, Techtron®, TIVAR®

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Author: Prakash Poojary

Business Analyst

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