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Asahi Kasei Chemicals to build polycarbonate diol plant in China

7:41 AM MDT | August 29, 2013 | Natasha Alperowicz

Asahi Kasei Chemicals announced today that it will build a polycarbonate diol (PCD) plant in China. PCD is an intermediate used in high-performance polyurethanes (PUs). The company will use proprietary technology to produce 3,000 m.t./year of PCD, which it markets as Duranol. Asahi Kasei says that Duranol has the leading share of the Asian PCD market for PUs for synthetic leather in automotive interiors, PU coatings, and ultraviolet-curable polyurethanes. Duranol enables PUs to be made with greater softness than is possible with ordinary PCD, the company...

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