CLARKSTON, Mich., Jan. 23, 2013 – Chase Plastics, a leading North American distributor of specialty engineering and commodity thermoplastics, experienced significant growth in Canada over the past several years, increasing sales revenue nearly 140 percent and adding about 26 customers.
“Our unmatched product line and portfolio of value-added services, combined with our ability to respond quickly to customer needs, have proven to be a great model to help processors in the United States with small- to medium-sized applications meet and exceed their business goals,” said Alan Arduini, vice president, sales, Chase Plastics. “We have successfully extended Chase Plastics’ outrageous customer service to processors north of the border, creating one unified North American market. We are proud of our growth in Canada and look forward to continued success in the New Year.”
Chase Plastics expanded its sales team in Canada in the past year, adding staff with extensive industry expertise and leadership experience to take on new challenges and contribute to the overall growth of the company.
From June 2009 to the end of 2011, the most recent data available, Chase Plastics tripled sales revenue in Ontario and more than doubled revenue in Quebec. Chase Plastics, a $181 million enterprise, has a total of 92 plastic professionals throughout North and Central America and serves more than 2,500 customers.
Chase Plastics’ long-term goal is to double revenue by 2020.
Chase Plastics distributes more than 6,400 varieties of specialty, engineering and commodity thermoplastics from the industry’s leading manufacturers and global suppliers. In addition, Chase delivers engineering expertise, technical service, application development assistance, blending, repacking, inventory management and logistics services via a network of distribution centers, warehouses and sales locations throughout North and Central America.
Chase Plastics is redefining resin distribution with an approach to business that puts customer needs first. Formed in 1992, Chase Plastics has built its business on the ability to respond quickly with all of the flexibility and agility that its customers require. Based in Clarkston, Mich., Chase Plastics was founded by Kevin and Carole Chase, who serve as the company’s president and vice president, respectively. Find more information at ChasePlastics.com.