25 October 2001 16:23 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (CNI)--Ciba Speciality Chemicals announced on Thursday its participation in SpecialChem, the online knowledge and technical solution provider for the polymer additives industry.
The www.specialchem.com platform is designed to help users of plastic additives find the materials they need for a particular process
Swiss-based Ciba said the move expands its current e-business provision to polymer industry customers, which includes its participation in e-marketplace, Elemica, and its own site mybusiness@cibasc.
Christophe Cabarry, SpecialChem’s co-founder, said: "Ciba brings a new dimension to SpecialChem in terms of its contacts and reputation as the leading global supplier of plastic additives and its support also brings credibility to our business model."
SpecialChem, which went live in December 2000, has over 6000 registered users and receives over 100 requests per month from users wanting technical assistance, according to Ciba.
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