Mexico City – SD Korea has developed new viscoelastic foam formulations, and is experiencing growth in several regional South American markets, according to the company’s overseas sales development manager Kim Hyun-Jung. S she was speaking on the second day of UTECH Las Americas.
The company directly handles sales to Colombia and Peru. It built markets in Colombia following a visit with KOTRA, an organisation that promotes Korean goods, 10 years ago.
‘Business in Columbia is growing well, and business in Peru is steady,’ she added. The company serves the Mexican market through a local distributor. In addition, SD is trying to grow its business in Brazil, Kim said.
Earlier this year, SD launched viscoelastic foam systems. Lots between 20 kg and 1 tonne of the formulated system are available. Delivery routes across the Pacific from Korea to South America are well established, Kim added. In addition, the material, is available in closed cell and open cell forms, and two different softness levels.
The system is the latest in a series of systems products from the raw materials company, which specialises in areas such as anti-scorch additives, Kim said.
UTECH Las Americas Mexico City ran from 10-12 April 2019.