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Bostik Inaugurates Industrial Adhesives Plant in Japan Under Bostik-Nitta JV

Published on 2020-09-22. Author : SpecialChem

Bostik Inaugurates Industrial Adhesives Plant in Japan Bostik, the Adhesive Solutions segment of Arkema, announces the start-up of a new plant in Nara, Japan, within the Bostik-Nitta JV, 80 percent owned by the Group.

Adhesives for Non-woven Industry & Electronics

The new facility includes several production lines dedicated to adhesives for the non-woven industry (diapers and hygiene) and to the industrial markets of packaging, labeling, transportation and electronics. The new facility will enable Bostik to support the growth of its customers in the disposable hygiene sector in Japan and to expand the manufacturing of certain industrial adhesives ranges in Asia.

The investment geographically strengthens Bostik by remaining close to its customers, and commitment to develop innovative and sustainable products with quality and performance.

This local presence combined with our global expertise in adhesives will allow us to become more responsive and improve customer intimacy in the Asian region, thereby meeting their specific needs in some of the most demanding sectors in terms of both quality and innovation," said Mokoti Ohno, Head of Bostik-Nitta.

The investment is in line with the Arkema’s roadmap to become a pure Specialty Materials player by 2024, centered around Adhesive Solutions, Advanced Materials, and Coating Solutions.

Source: Arkema
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