Who We Are
Founded in 1996 with the start-up of the Plant in Calvert City, KY, Cymetech
has grown to be one of the world's leading suppliers of ultra-high purity
Dicyclopentadiene (DCPD) products for diverse chemical markets and end
Headquartered in Houston, TX with its Plant in Calvert City, KY, Cymetech has
sales in strategic markets across the United States and throughout the world.
The core strength of Cymetech is a strong commitment to provide customers
with unsurpassed customer service and superior product quality and
consistency that help customers improve their productivity and enhance their
finished product properties in applications using Dicyclopentadiene.
Cymetech sells directly to customers within the United States. For sales
outside the United States, local Sojitz offices are the distributors of
Cymetech began operation in 1996 as a business of the B.F. Goodrich Co.,
when it began production of purified DCPD monomer for B.F. Goodrich's
In March 2000, B.F. Goodrich and a private company established a joint
venture for the ultra-high purity Dicyclopentadiene and Poly-DCPD
businesses. In March 2002, Noveon (previously the chemical division of B.F.
Goodrich) divested its interest in the joint venture company, and Cymetech
began operating as an independent, privately owned company. In September
2004, Cymetech divested its interest in the Poly-DCPD business to Materia
In 2008, Cymetech was acquired by the Sojitz Group. Sojitz Corporation is
headquartered in Tokyo, Japan and has 82 offices, 431 subsidiaries, and
17,000 employees around the world. Sojitz Corporation of America (SCA) is
the United States subsidiary of Sojitz Corporation, an integrated global trading
company with $33 billion in annual trade transactions.
SCA consists of four business divisions: Machinery, Energy & Metals,
Chemicals, and Consumer Lifestyles. Through these divisions Sojitz has the
ability to operate across an enormous scope of industries and sectors and to
work with thousands of companies in the Americas and around the world.
SCA's main business activities include:
· International trade (export, import, offshore, domestic and counter-trade)
· Marketing and distribution
· International project management
· Trade financing and project financing
· Transportation, insurance, and customs services
· Natural resource development
· Direct investment, debt financing, leasing, and asset-based financing
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