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Sapici and Wanhua Sign Agreement for Aliphatic Polyisocyanates

Published on 2015-11-18. Author : SpecialChem

Sapici and Wanhua recently signed an agreement for distribution and tolling cooperation for aliphatic polyisocyanates for the European, Middle East, and African markets.

Sapici and Wanhua Sign Agreement  Sapici and Wanhua Sign Agreement
Fig. 1: Sapici and Wanhua Sign Agreement

Under the agreement, Sapici will warehouse and distribute Wanhua's polyisocyanates (HDI-trimer and HDI-biuret) portfolio throughout EMEA region. Wanhua will also have access to Sapici's manufacturing capacities and technical resources.

“Combining the production know-how and superior quality of Wanhua's aliphatic polyisocyanate portfolio with Sapici's local manufacturing capabilities, market access and technical know-how will be a winning formula for our European customers,” said Marc Daniel Block, general manager, international business ADI.

“We at SAPICI recently implemented our state of the art plant in order to increase the aliphatic poly- isocyanate production,” said Cristian Furiosi, CEO of Sapici. “Together with Wanhua, we will leverage up our recent investment and we will continue to expand our portfolio and create even more value for our customers.”

About Wanhua

Wanhua chemical is a world-class global player in polyurethanes. It is the largest MDI manufacturer in the world and the only Chinese company with independent intellectual property rights for manufacturing MDI, HDI, HMDI and IPDI. Wanhua chemical also extend its business to polyols, specialty amines, thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPU) and petrochemicals. Currently, Wanhua chemical owns five global integrated production sites.


Established in Italy in 1936, SAPICI is a global innovation and full-quality driven developer and manufacturer of advanced and high-performance polyurethane products for such applications as Coating, Flexible Packaging, Industrial Adhesives, Prepolymers, Inks, and more. Along with its traditional product lines, SAPICI technologies and portfolio include waterborne, bio-based, high-solid and solvent-free solutions, proving the company’s ability to meet and anticipate our clients’ requests and needs.
SAPICI combines its complete product offering with direct and tailored services to its customers worldwide, including continued technical assistance, research and development, and industrialization.

SAPICI technical know-how and testing & analysis equipment allow its highly qualified workforce to anticipate and satisfy the needs and requirements of its most demanding customers, contributing to paving their way to further sustainable success.

Source: SAPICI

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