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The 3rd Factory of High Performance Plastic Sheets in United States Starts Production
Jun 7, 2016

SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD

The Urban Infrastructure & Environmental Products Company (President : Hajime Kubo) of SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD. (President: Teiji Koge, hereinafter called “SEKISUI CHEMICAL”) has been producing thermoforming plastic sheets applicable for Aviation and Mass Transit Interiors, Housing of Medical Components, Exterior Materials of Vehicle and Construction Equipment, etc. through its affiliate company, SEKISUI Polymer Innovations, LLC. (hereinafter called “SPI”) .
Please note the 3rd factory of SPI has started production of PVC sheets on June 1st, 2016.

SPI is expanding its business by the increase of its production capacity to meet the expected demand increase for Aviation Industry and Mass Transit Interiors. 



Outline of SEKISUI Polymer Innovations, LLC.

 (1) Name of the Company

SEKISUI Polymer Innovations, LLC.

 (2) Line of Business

Production of PVC and ABS Sheet for forming

 (3) Location

Headquarters, the 1st Factory

  6685 Low Street, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

The 2nd Factory

  1305 Lincoln Avenue, Holland, Michigan




 (4) Establishment

March 30th, 1990

 (5) Paid in Capital

30,472,000 US$

 (6) Shareholder

SEKISUI AMERICA CORPORATION (100%)

  ※SEKISUI AMERICA CORPORATION is our affiliate 100% share owned by SEKISUI CHEMICAL. 


 (7) Representative

Ronn Cort (COO & President)

 (8) Employees 

Around 310 people


Outline of The 3rd Factory

 (1) Location:

4411 Old Berwick Road, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
  (Around 3km West from the 1st Factory)


 (2) Land:

Around 230,000㎡

 (3) Building:

Around 35,000㎡ (Utilize the existing building)

 (4) Capital Investment:

Around 10 Million US$

 (5) Production Item:

High end plastic sheets for Aviation and Mass Transit Interior

 (6) Initial Production Volume:

1,000 tons/annum

 (7) Time to Start Production:

June 1st, 2016


The 3rd Factory


【Reference ①】

Application Examples of Thermoforming Plastic Sheets

Aviation Interior


Mass Transit Interior


Aviation Interior

Mass Transit Interior


Housing of Medical Components


Exterior Materials of Vehicle


Housing of Medical Components

Exterior Materials of Vehicle


【Reference ②】

Presentation conducted at Investment Seminar arranged by Pennsylvana State Government and
JETRO (Japan External Trade Organization)

The day when new factory started production on June 1st, SEKISUI was selected out of over 500 Japanese companies existing in the state of Pennsylvania (PA) to introduce its operation in PA at Investment Seminar arranged by Pennsylvania State Government and JETRO.

We will expand our plastic sheet business initiated from U.S. to worldwide based on this increase of production capacity as well as to increase perception of SEKISUI itself in the United States.


  ※ Press Release on May 20th, 2015

Established New Factory for High Performance Plastic Sheets in United States

 

 

 


Press Contact

SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
Public Relations Group, Business Strategy Department
Fax: +81-(0)3-5521-0510


Disclaimer

This press release may contain forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements are based on current expectations and beliefs and are subject to a number of factors and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such statements due to changes in global economic, business, competitive market and regulatory factors.
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