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Mitsui Chemicals to Expand Production of Admer™ & Milastomer™ Compounds

Published on 2015-11-03. Author : SpecialChem

Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. (Tokyo, Japan; President & CEO: Tsutomu Tannowa) celebrated the official launch of its new manufacturing and sales company for performance compounds, Mitsui Chemicals Functional Composites (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. (Chairman: Hidenori Yagasaki, “MFS”) with an opening ceremony on October 27th.

Mitsui Chemical
Fig. 1: Mitsui Chemicals

At the ceremony, MFS president, Hideshi Kawachi promised attending Shanghai Jinshan District Government officials and other important guests that, “We will undertake every effort to make a significant contribution to the development of the automotive and packaging industries in China together with our customers through environmentally friendly, safe, and stable plant operations.”

MFS is strategically situated in Eastern China and targets the capture of China’s rapidly growing automotive and packaging material markets. Leveraging the company’s advantages, this March the company commenced manufacture and sales of Milastomer™, a thermoplastic elastomer used in automotive window frames and as interior material, and Admer™, an adhesive polyolefin used in automotive fuel tanks and food packaging materials.

The Mitsui Chemicals Group, through Mitsui Chemicals Functional Composites (Shanghai) operations, will expand manufacturing, sales, and technical services for its high quality products, to further strengthen and expand its compound business.

About Mitsui Chemicals

Mitsui Chemicals is a Japanese Chemicals company listed on the Nikkei. It is a part of the Mitsui conglomerate. The company has a turnover of around 15 billion USD and has business interests in Japan, Europe, China, Southeast Asia and the USA. It employs approximately 13,000 people worldwide. The company mainly deals in performance materials, petro and basic chemicals and functional polymeric materials. Mitsui Chemicals has its headquarters in the Shiodome City Center complex in Shiodome, Minato, Tokyo.

Source: Mitsui & Co.

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