Established in 1946 and with headquarters in Garden City, NY, Superior Materials, Inc., is a specialty chemical distributor/agent celebrating its 66th year representing leading manufacturers. The company recently added two new employees to its sales and marketing team. Sheila McCarthy has joined Superior Materials in the role of New England account specialist and offers expertise in the pigments and plastics area having worked for pigment and plastic companies as well as in distribution. McCarthy is responsible for the New England territory and will concentrate in the plastics, paint and coatings, ink, adhesive and personal care markets.
Bruce Fox has joined Superior Materials in the role of marketing manager for the personal care market. He brings extensive experience in the sale and marketing of additives, actives and pigments into the personal care and food industries. Fox’s career has been spent working with manufacturers as well distribution. He will be covering the entire Superior Materials territory—mid-Atlantic thru New England states—in this role and will take the lead for growth in this segment.
In other news, Superior Materials added EMD Chemicals and Heubach Pigments to its product portfolio. Superior Materials is now responsible for the sale of EMD’s pearlescent pigments and extensive actives and additive product lines to the cosmetic and personal care markets. Further, Superior will promote EMD's industrial line of pearlescent pigments to the paint, coatings, inks, plastics and construction chemicals markets. Superior’s territory for EMD is the mid-Atlantic to New England region (MD thru ME). EMD is recognized as a leader high quality effect pigments and cosmetic actives.
Heubach Pigments is a long established and highly regarded manufacturer of pigments, pigment preparations, dispersions, universal colorants and anti-corrosive additives. Superior’s current territory for Heubach is mid-Atlantic – New England (eastern PA-ME). Heubach’s markets include paint, coatings, inks, plastics and construction chemicals.