Mitsui expand breathable films capacity in Thailand

Mitsui to expand breathable films capacity in Thailand

10:25 AM, 20th November 2015
Mitsui to expand breathable films capacity in Thailand

TOKYO, JAPAN: Mitsui Chemicals Inc said it is expanding its manufacturing facilities for breathable films at its wholly-owned Mitsui Hygiene Materials (Thailand) Co Ltd to meet the growing demand of non-wovens and breathable films for use in premium diapers throughout East and Southeast Asia.

One of the major products in the healthcare domain is hygienic materials. In line with relocation and overseas expansion of premium diaper manufacturers, the company aims to expand its business in performance-driven hygienic materials by enhancing supply capabilities throughout East and Southeast Asia, it said.

The group’s breathable film is widely recognized by manufacturers for its performance and printability, both important requirements for premium diapers, and as a result has shown healthy sales growth, said the company.

Inbound and export (mainly China) demand for Japan-made premium baby diapers has expanded rapidly. In addition, premium disposal diapers needs in Southeast Asia have grown significantly and the market boom is expected to continue, said Mitsui.

© Worldofchemicals News

0 Comments

Login

Your Comments (Up to 2000 characters)
Please respect our community and the integrity of its participants. WOC reserves the right to moderate and approve your comment.

Related News


Trinseo CFO leaves to pusure other opportunity

BERWYN, US: Trinseo SA said that John Feenan, executive VP and chief financial officer, has elected to leave the company to pursue other opportunities ...

Read more
Clariant to relocate and expand air purification catalyst production

CHARLOTTE, US: Clariant Corp said it will relocate its air purification catalyst production from Needham, Massachusetts to Louisville, Kentucky and pl ...

Read more
BASF completes product range of Firemist Velvet brand

LUDWIGSHAFEN, GERMANY: BASF has launched two new effect pigments worldwide. Both colour shades complete the Firemist Velvet series, which also include ...

Read more
AkzoNobel opens wood coatings technical centre in Sweden

MALMO, SWEDEN: AkzoNobel NV said it has opened a €2.5 million-technical application centre for its wood coatings business in Malmo, Sweden. The n ...

Read more
Japan's JX, TonenGeneral in talks to merge-Nikkei

TOKYO, JAPAN: Japan’s largest oil refiner JX holdings Inc is in talks to merge with TonenGeneral Sekiyu, the Nikkei reported on Monday, potentia ...

Read more
Siluria gets investment from Saudi’s National Petrochemical

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Siluria Technologies Inc said that National Petrochemical Industrial Company (NatPet), a producer of propylene and polypropylene in ...

Read more