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Tosoh to build emission-free amine catalysts plant for PU foams

2:22 AM MDT | September 2, 2013 | Natasha Alperowicz

Tosoh Corp. (Tokyo) announced today that it will build a plant to produce the company’s proprietary Rzeta emission-free reactive amine catalysts for polyurethane (PU) foams. The plant will be built at the company’s Nanyo, Yamaguchi ethylene amines production site for an estimated ¥2 billion ($20.1 million). Construction of the plant will begin in this month and it is expected to be completed by November 2014.    PU catalysts are used in the production of PU foams that are used as cushioning for automotive interiors, for bedding, and for...

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