Synthomer will invest €20 million in its dispersion plant located in Worms, Germany. The investment adds several new and fully automated production lines for Acrylic-Dispersions. The plant extension strengthens the company’s continuous growth in Adhesives and Sealants, Paints & Coatings, Construction Chemicals and technical textiles.
The production plant in Worms is Synthomer is one of the largest acrylic site in Europe, being strategically well located with close proximity to the customer base and excellent connections to the river Rhine, railway and road.
Addition of 30,000 Tons
The investment will add 30,000 tons to its existing capacity. The high flexibility of the newly constructed lines enables further organic growth in the specialty segments, since more than 25% of the new capacity will be utilized by innovative, highly environmentally friendly products.
Allow Shorter Supply Lead Times
The expansion will allow shorter supply lead times and meet highest production and quality standards. This investment further strengthens Synthomers pan-European dispersion plant network across the United Kingdom, Germany, Czech Republic, France, Italy and Spain.
The project is expected to complete by third quarter 2018.
Synthomer develops and markets polymers used in a wide range of industries to create and enhance everyday consumer products. It holds leading positions in their chosen markets and have a proven record to generate added value to its customers through in-depth application know-how and strong R&D support.