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Vencorex to Expand its Isophorone Diisocyanate Production Facility in France

Published on 2014-12-02. Author : SpecialChem

Vencorex is significantly expanding its capacity of Isophorone Diisocyanate (IPDI).

The expansion of this monomer capacity will take place at Pont de Claix site, France. The new capacity will be 20 kT to be available by the end of 2016.

“This announcement is an important step of Vencorex’s strategy which will enhance our capability to serve specialty areas. It underlines our commitments to isocyanates markets and we will with this investment further strengthen our position as one of the global leading suppliers”, states Magnus Lanner, CEO.

IPDI is an aliphatic isocyanate monomer used as raw material in the synthesis of polyurethane resins (PUR).

About Vencorex

Vencorex is the owner of key technologies and a major manufacturer of aromatic (TDI) and aliphatic isocyanates, (HDI, IPDI) and their derivatives, for the polyurethane markets. Relying on a worldwide commercial representation, Vencorex has manufacturing and lab units in France and USA. Vencorex is supported by PTT Global Chemical, Asia’s leading integrated petrochemical company and the Perstorp Group, a world leader in specialty chemicals market.

Source: Vencorex  


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