Sekisui starts up expanded methyl acetate unit in Spain

Sekisui starts up expanded methyl acetate unit in Spain

6:59 AM, 25th May 2016
Sekisui starts up expanded methyl acetate unit in Spain

DALLAS, US: Sekisui Specialty Chemicals said that it has started up a major capacity expansion of its high purity (99.5 percent) methyl acetate production unit in Tarragona, Spain, increasing its capability to serve customers with differentiated methyl acetate products.

The new low-cost operating unit is already delivering high-quality product to customers and has the potential to be easily expanded to meet market needs. High purity methyl acetate is used in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals, adhesives and fine chemicals.

Sekisui Specialty Chemicals produces Selvol, a line of high-performance polyvinyl alcohol polymers and copolymers used in paper, adhesive, packaging, construction, personal care, and many other specialty formulations. 

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