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DRT at FEICA: Presents Plant-based Resins for Adhesives Industry

Published on 2014-09-18. Author : SpecialChem

On the occasion of the FEICA tradeshow, taking place in Berlin from September 17th to 19th, DRT puts a spotlight on its adhesives activity. Specialist of the valorization of rosin and turpentine extracted from pine resin, DRT works constantly on the innovation of its ranges for this fast growing sector.

Resins have become an essential element in many formulations today. Pine chemistry industry leader DRT is constantly adapting its products to meet the new industrial, technical and economical needs of its customers as shown by the success of its terpene resins DERTOPHENE® and waterbased dispersions DERMULSENE®, which ranks the company among the world leaders of the market. This year, DRT also formed several partnerships around the world so as to reinforce its network and increase its productive and sales capacity.

Specialized in pine chemistry, DRT has always used plant based resources from forestry industry. For example, it makes use of the co-products from the papermaking industry that it distils in order to obtain essences and resins and supplies to over twenty manufacturing sectors. While DRT is known for its biomass-based products, the company is also characterized by a strong ecofriendly ethos. Environmental conservation, ethics and innovation are the foundations on which DRT is built.

About DRT

DRT is specialized in the development of rosin and turpentine extracted from pine resin. As a French family-owned company, DRT employs 1,000 people and boasts sales of €300 million. Over 80% of sales are generated in international markets. DRT has sales offices and numerous industrial sites across the globe, including four factories in France, one in China and three in India through a joint venture. DRT mainly supplies the perfume, adhesive, rubber, ink and food supplement markets.

Source: DRT

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