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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Have You Met Mike George? VP of Sekisui Specialty Chemicals Europe

My name is Mike George and I am the Vice President of Sekisui Specialty Chemicals Europe. I started working for Sekisui in 2013 as the Commercial Director for our European business, then moving to a Global Marketing role 2 years later. In 2015, I took over the role as Vice President and have been doing it since then, in addition to my Marketing responsibilities.
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Sekisui Chemical selected as Global 100 Sustainable Corp. 2nd year running

TOKYO--SEKISUI CHEMICAL Group has been selected as one of the 2019 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World (2019 Global 100). 2019 is the second consecutive and fourth time overall that SEKISUI CHEMICAL has been included in this index.
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Life Cycle Analysis Results Shared for Selvol Polyvinyl Alcohol

Sekisui Specialty Chemicals is proud to share the results of our 3rd party evaluated life cycle analysis (LCA). The Environmental Protection Agency defines LCA as a technique to assess the environmental aspects and potential impacts associated with a product.
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Sekisui Specialty Chemicals Adopts A Family For the Holidays

The holiday season can be a difficult time for families with chronically ill or hospitalized children. These families are not only coping with the difficulty of having a sick child, but also with financial and emotional burdens as well. Children’s Medical Center in Dallas hosts the annual Adopt-A-Family Program to gather toys, games,
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Annual Applied Polymer Technology Consortium Sponsored by Sekisui

Dallas, January 2, 2019– Sekisui Specialty Chemicals (SSC) sponsored the 6th Annual Applied Polymer Technology (APTEC) Extension Consortium Symposium hosted by Southeastern Louisiana University at Hammond Louisiana on November 17th, 2018. Brad Wurm, head of R&D at the Houston Technology Center, and Xiaonan Singer, member of the R&D department, represented the company at the daylong event.
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Sekisui Specialty Chemicals Relaunches Selvol Ultiloc Series

Sekisui Specialty Chemicals is proud to announce the relaunch of the Selvol Ultiloc series; a range of copolymers that expand on the functionality of industry trusted Selvol Polyvinyl Alcohol products. Previously, the Selvol Ultiloc brand represented copolymers sold into barrier film and flexible packaging applications. The relaunch of this series marks the expansion of product categories and the addition of several new copolymers to the range.
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Happy Manufacturing Day!

Manufacturing Day is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers. It is a day to address common misconceptions about manufacturing and showcase what manufacturing really is.
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Summer Interns Gain New Perspectives at HTC

This summer, Sekisui Specialty Chemicals’ Houston Technology Center (HTC) hosted two interns who participated in research activities focused on new product development. In order to complete their projects, interns read patents and designed and conducted experiments. At the end of their summer projects, the interns gave a final presentation to the team at HTC.
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Sekisui Chemical Group Continues Commitment to Paris Agreement Objectives

Sekisui Chemical Company is aiming to keep the overall volume of greenhouse gas emitted during manufacturing pegged to the fiscal 2013 level and reducing by 1% every year the amount of energy consumed per unit of output.
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Sekisui Europe Significantly Reduces Its CO2 Footprint

Sekisui Specialty Chemicals Europe has made great progress minimizing the CO2 footprint of its Tarragona, Spain facility through reduced energy consumption at the plant. Currently, the main source of the plant’s CO2 footprint is the steam intake required to operate a natural gas boiler.
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SSC Calvert City Receives its 8th Governor’s Safety and Health Award

CALVERT CITY, Ky. (June 5, 2018) – Labor Cabinet Acting Secretary Mike Nemes visited Sekisui Specialty Chemicals in Calvert City today to present a Governor’s Safety and Health Award for the 1,755,643 production hours worked without a lost-time incident by employees.
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Georgia Tech MSE Poster Competition Sponsored by Sekisui Specialty Chemicals

Dallas, May 3, 2018– Sekisui Specialty Chemicals was a proud sponsor of the Georgia Tech School of Material Science and Engineering’s (MSE) Annual Poster Competition on April 12th.
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Sekisui Specialty Chemicals Cleans Up Sims Bayou at Trash Bash

Dallas, April 10, 2018– Every year, thousands of volunteers gather along Texas waterways to do their part in cleaning up the environment by participating in the largest, single-day waterway cleanup in the state of Texas, the River, Lakes, Bays ‘N Bayous Trash Bash.
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SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO. Sponsors SEKISUI SQUASH OPEN 2018

Tokyo, March 26, 2018– From 23rd to 28th of April 2018 the time has come again: SEKISUI SQUASH OPEN will take place for the seventh time at Sportpark Pilatus in the Swiss town Kriens
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Earthquake in Central Mexico Impacts Sekisui Specialty Chemicals

Dallas, September 26th 2017– In the wake of the September 19th earthquake in Mexico, Sekisui Specialty Chemicals would like to confirm that all employees at our Mexico City site are safe despite minor damage to the offices.
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Hurricane Harvey Impact on Sekisui Specialty Chemicals

Dallas, August 30, 2017– Sekisui Specialty Chemicals would like to confirm that all of our employees are safe, and both of our Houston area facilities are undamaged as of August 30th. Our Pasadena plant was shut down on August 26th.
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Dulles High School Visits Sekisui Specialty Chemicals Houston

On Monday, May 15th, our Houston based team members had the opportunity to host 40 organic chemistry students from Dulles High School on a tour of our research and production facilities.
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Sekisui Chemical Celebrates 70th Anniversary

“70 years ago, on March 3, 1947, Sekisui was established with the aim of being a comprehensive plastics business. This was a new and innovative material in Japan at that time.
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