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PCC SE Strengthens its Polyurethane Business by Acquiring Prodex System

Published on 2010-09-10. Author : SpecialChem

PCC SE strengthens its Polyurethane business in Central and Eastern Europe by acquiring Prodex System Sp. z o.o., Warsaw. With the acquisition of Prodex System Sp. z o.o., PCC SE reinforces its activities in Central and Eastern Europe; countries such as Poland, the Czech Republic, the Baltic states, the Ukraine and other CIS countries.

Today the business activities of Prodex System Sp. z o.o., focus primarily on rigid and semi-rigid polyurethane foam systems for thermal and acoustic insulation. "This expansion reflects the growing importance of the emerging economies in Central and Eastern Europe and further strengthens our commitment to customers in this region," explained Charles Ritchie, General Manager of PCC's Polyurethanes business. "Throughout the economic downturn we have continued to invest in our advanced polyether polyol capacities at PCC Rokita in Brzeg Dolny and remain committed to develop our polyurethane business in these growth markets. This acquisition will broaden our already extensive technology portfolio, allowing PCC Polyurethanes to further enhance its innovative tailored solution offerings".

About PCC SE

PCC? chemicals division occupies market-leading positions in Central Europe in selected product segments. The products are developed and manufactured at the PCC? production sites in Poland - PCC Rokita S.A. and PCC Synteza S.A. - and at the laboratories of US-based PCC Chemax, Inc. PCC is an internationally operating group of companies under the leadership of PCC SE (formerly PCC AG) based in Duisburg, Germany.

Since the company's inception in 1993, group sales generated in the three divisions - Chemicals, Energy and Logistics - have risen from just under 60 million euros in 1994 to approx. 652 million euros in 2009. PCC today employs approximately 2,200 staff in more than 70 subsidiaries and associated companies in 12 countries.

Source: PCC SE

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