Vencorex expanding aliphatic isocyanates capacity further strengthen company

Vencorex plans aliphatic isocyanates capacity expansion

11:01 AM, 31st October 2014
Vencorex expanding aliphatic isocyanates capacity further strengthen company

SAINT-DENIS, FRANCE: Vencorex is expanding its capacity of aliphatic isocyanates to further strengthen the company’s positions world-wide. Several industrial projects will enhance the ability to serve the growing market for years to come.

Vencorex’s objective is to strengthen its global position in aliphatic isocyanates business. The first step includes an expansion of the monomer capacity in Pont de Claix, France by 70,000 metric tonne and a new derivative unit, Tolonate, with 12,000 metric tonne initial capacity in Rayong, Thailand. The derivative unit in Thailand will be operational by the second half of 2015 while the additional monomer capacity will be available from mid-2016.

Vencorex will also invest in new production of polyisocyanates, Easaqua, for waterborne polyurethane coatings in Freeport, Texas, US. In addition to the capacity expansions, Vencorex will also further strengthen its R&D capabilities and global Marketing & Sales organization.

“We are very pleased to announce all these expansions which will enable us to better serve our customers globally. Our strategic intent is to enhance our product availability, as well as to expand commercial networks in all continents,” said Sutin Chamulitrat, Vice President, Marketing & Sales, Vencorex.

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