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Asahi Kasei expands production of phenolic foam insulation panels

12:01 AM MDT | March 13, 2014 | Deepti Ramesh

Asahi Kasei says that its Asahi Kasei Construction Materials (Tokyo) subsidiary has added a new production line for Neoma phenolic foam insulation panels at its plant at Sashima in Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan. Asahi Kasei Construction Materials invested about ¥4 billion ($39 million) for this capacity expansion. The expanded plant was opened on 12 March, and the new production line will start up in April. The new production line will enable Asahi Kasei Construction Materials to continue to meet growing demand for its flagship Neoma insulation panels as well as...

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