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27th September 2019, Worms

Synthomer inaugurates new production capacity

Calum MacLean, Chief Executive, and Neil Johnson, Chairman of the Board, unveiling a commemorative plaque. © Synthomer

Calum MacLean, Chief Executive, and Neil Johnson, Chairman of the Board, unveiling a commemorative plaque. © Synthomer

The Board of Directors of Synthomer, a leading supplier of waterborne dispersions and speciality polymers, has inaugurated the new 36,000 tonnes expansion to its acrylic dispersions production facility in Worms, Germany.

The investment increases the site’s capacity in excess of 30% and its fully automated production facility significantly enhances the site’s capability to produce made to order speciality acrylics. The expansion will continue to strengthen the company’s growth in paints and coatings, construction chemicals, technical textiles, as well as adhesives and sealants.

Members of the board and management next to the new loading facility. © Synthomer

Members of the board and management next to the new loading facility. © Synthomer

The successful conclusion of the project was accompanied by guided tours for the board members through the new facilities and the unveiling of a commemorative plaque. Following this, Neil Johnson, Chairman of the Board, took the opportunity to thank the project team for the professionally executed expansion.

“Synthomer as one of the world leaders in water-based polymers has a long-term commitment to support industry growth. The investment adds a world class facility for innovative acrylic dispersions in the heart of our extensive European dispersion network, which allows us to better serve our customers,” commented Calum MacLean, Chief Executive of Synthomer.

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