IHS Chemical Week

Asahi Kasei to double HDI-based polyisocyanate capacity in China

11:43 AM MDT | April 11, 2013

Asahi Kasei Chemicals (AKC), an Asahi Kasei subsidiary, says it will expand production capacity for the company’s Duranate hexamethylene diisocyanate (HDI)–based polyisocyanate at its plant at Nantong, China. The Nantong site is operated by AKC’s wholly owned Asahi Kasei Performance Chemicals (Nantong) subsidiary. Duranate capacity at Nantong will be doubled to 20,000 m.t./year by early 2015. AKC has a 10,000-m.t./year Duranate production plant also at Hyuga, Japan. Duranate HDI-based polyisocyanate is used for polymerization and cross-linking of...

Access is for Chemweek 24/7 PLUS Members ONLY

This information is only available to Chemweek 24/7 PLUS members who have subscribed to Chemweek’s Business Daily. If you are a member, please log in, OR if you have a trial membership, please use your trial membership account information. 


Forgot your user ID or password? Click here to have it sent to you.

contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa