Sekisui Specialty Chemicals To Expand PVOH Capacity In Support of Market Growth

SEKISUI Specialty Chemicals is excited to announce a plans to expand PVOH production capacity to support the recent growth in several key markets. When completed, the investments will increase capacity by as much as 25%.
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Specialty Chemicals Price Increases

Sekisui Specialty Chemicals remains committed to meeting customers’ needs with high-quality products. As a result, market mechanisms necessitate price fluctuations...
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Advancell Microspheres Launches a Dedicated Website

Advancell Thermo-Expandable Microspheres launched a new, dedicated website! The microspheres provide lightweightening and flexiblity to various base resins. The new website provides compatibility data and application data in multiple languages.
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Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World for the 5th year Running

SEKISUI CHEMICAL selected as one of the 2022 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World for the fifth year running.
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SEKISUI Chemicals All Female Panel Speaks to Georgia Tech’s Scientists

On March 3rd, a panel of five female scientists from SEKISUI Chemical Group addressed the Georgia Tech chapter of Women In Material Sciences and Engineering student group. The scientists represented SEKISUI Xenotech, SEKISUI Voltek, and SEKISUI Specialty Chemicals. Each scientist shared some information about the company they work for
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SEKISUI Specialty Chemical’s Fighting Spirit Run Team at the Houston Marathon

'Fighting Spirit', SEKISUI Specialty Chemicals' running team, recently completed the 2020 Houston Marathon. The Pasadena based team has been practicing for months, logging thousands of miles in preparation for this year's race. The team has grown over the past three years- these dedicated runners inspire other employees to set new goals and join the SEKISUI Fighting Spirit Team.
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Polyvinyl Alcohol Enhances Optical Brighteners in Board Coatings

Fluorescent whitening agents, also known as optical brighteners, may be added to coating formulations to increase sheet brightness. Polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH) is recognized worldwide as the most effective “carrier” for optical brighteners.
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Murray State Students Study Abroad with Sekisui Scholarship

A pair of Murray State University students had the opportunity to study abroad in Japan this summer with the Kentucky Institute for International Studies (KIIS) Japan Program, thanks to a scholarship generously funded by Sekisui Specialty Chemicals. Now in its eighth year, the Sekisui Scholarship has provided $40,000 to fund Murray State Education
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Sekisui Specialty Chemicals Sponsors 2019 Chemistry Grads From University Rovira I Virgili (URV)

Tarragona University Rovira I Virgili (URV), held a graduation ceremony for students from different chemistry related fields. 2019 graduates with a chemistry degree, a biochemistry & molecular biology degree, or a 5 year double degree in biotechnology and biochemistry & molecular biology were sponsored by Sekisui Specialty Chemicals Europe (SSCE) in honor of the company’s 10th anniversary in Tarragona, Spain.
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Calvert City Plant Awarded 9th Governors Safety Award

On June 7th, 2019, the Kentucky Labor Cabinet visited Calvert City, Kentucky to present Sekisui Specialty Chemicals America, LLC, with the Governor’s Safety and Health Award. This award signifies the achievement of 1,896,408 hours worked by Sekisui employees without experiencing a lost-time injury or illness. The Governor’s Safety and Health Award recognizes Kentucky’s employers and employees for outstanding safety and health performance in the workplace.
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Sekisui Specialty Chemical Gallops into 2019 During its Annual Global Business Conference

Sekisui Specialty Chemicals (SSC) held its annual Global Business Conference from May 23-25th in Frisco, Texas. Representatives from key departments such as finance, sales, marketing, legal, supply chain, compliance, and HR came together for the two and half day conference to discuss 2018 accomplishments and the upcoming goals for 2019.
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Nobel Prize Winner Visits Sekisui Europe

Sekisui Specialty Chemicals Europe was honored to receive a visit from Professor Richard Schrock. Professor Schrock received the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 2005 for his work in the area of olefin metathesis, and has been a Professor of Chemistry at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for many years.
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Sales Control Program Instated for Selvol Polyvinyl Alcohol

Dallas, May 29th, 2019- Sekisui Specialty Chemicals strives to ensure consistent and reliable production to meet market demand and our customers’ needs.  In response to strong demand, some recent short-term production disruptions and to adequately prepare for planned turnarounds at our US production sites, Sekisui will implement a 100% Sales Control program for all
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Annual Georgia Tech Material Sciences Poster Competition Sponsored by Sekisui Specialty Chemicals

On April 11th, the Material Science and Engineering (MSE) department of Georgia Tech held its 7th Annual Undergraduate and Graduate Poster Competition. This poster competition allows graduate and undergraduate students the opportunity to showcase their research to their peers, the faculty, and industry representatives. Sekisui Specialty Chemicals was a proud sponsor of the event and sent a delegate to serve as a poster judge. Almost 150 visitors stopped by to view the 55 submitted posters and listen to several undergraduate student talks.
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