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Asahi boosts HDI-based polyisocyanate in China

1:40 PM MDT | April 26, 2013 | —Deepti Ramesh

Asahi Kasei Chemicals (AKC), an Asahi Kasei subsidiary, says it will expand capacity for the company’s Duranate hexamethylene diisocyanate (HDI)–based polyisocyanate 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 also has a 10,000-m.t./year Duranate production plant at HyĆ«ga, Japan. Duranate HDI-based polyisocyanate is used for polymerization and cross-linking of polyurethane, and it...

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