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Expansion of National Adhesives Factory in Woodruff, South Carolina, to Add 15 New Jobs

Published on 2007-10-26. Author : SpecialChem

BRIDGEWATER, NJ -- National Adhesives will expand its hot melt adhesives production in Woodruff, South Carolina, with a new factory expected to add about 15 jobs when it is completed in 2008, according to Mike Rondholz, Director, Adhesives Operations, National Adhesives.

"We are pleased that we can bring additional jobs into our Woodruff factory as a result of growth in our business. The location of the plant and the quality of our workforce helped make it an easy decision to locate our expansion here," said Rondholz.

National will construct a new building on its 90-acre site to house the manufacturing equipment. Hot melt adhesives are used in many industrial processes including the manufacture of disposable products, such as diapers, and in sealing cases and cartons.

The company is also investing in upgrading its entrance and parking facilities.

National Adhesives

National Adhesives, a unit of National Starch and Chemical Company, produces liquid emulsion, solvent-borne solution and hot melt adhesives to customers worldwide. National Adhesives' products are based on polyurethane, acrylic, rubber, ethylene vinyl acetate, epoxy, polyvinyl acetate and starch and dextrin chemistries. National Starch and Chemical Company has its headquarters in Bridgewater, N.J., and is a member of the ICI Group.

National Starch and Chemical Company

National Starch and Chemical Company is a worldwide manufacturer of adhesives, specialty polymers, electronic materials and natural polymers, with 2006 sales of $3.7 billion. National Starch is headquartered in Bridgewater, N.J., and is a member of the ICI Group.

National Starch and Chemical Company is dedicated to meeting the needs and expectations of customers without compromising its commitment to sustainability. National Starch supports sustainability through its continuous efforts to improve the safety, health and environment of the communities in which it operates.

Source: National Starch and Chemical Company

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