Laminated, Sealed, Glued and Bound- Selvol Polyvinyl Alcohol as an Adhesive Binder

Selvol polyvinyl alcohol is used as a primary and ancillary adhesive binder in many household items. From the envelopes we seal our letters into, the wood furniture we assemble, and the books we read, there is Selvol polyvinyl alcohol in all of these.
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Happy World Oceans Day

Sekisui Specialty Chemicals has manufacturing plants on two different continents, and our transportation and distribution networks reach into almost every country on the planet. We are truly a world wide business. Our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Policy reflects our sincere efforts to minimize our impact on this planet’s resources. This policy includes our commitment to:
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Warp Sizing Chemical in Textiles: Comparing PVOH vs. Starch

Polyvinyl alcohol is widely used textile warp sizing composition. Selvol Polyvinyl Alcohol for Textile Warp Sizing is an excellent film former, providing a protective coating for spun and filament yarn. It’s tough film, however, is easily removed (desized) with hot water.
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May the 4th Be With You!

Happy Star Wars Day! George Lucas’s space epic, Star Wars, has captured the curiosity of three generations of light saber swinging adults and children. One of our sister companies, Sekisui Heim, aired this ad featuring C-3PO and R2-D2 just in time for this year’s Star Wars Day.
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Selvol Attends PaperCon 2015 and TAPPI’s Centennial Celebration

April 30, 2015 – Sekisui Specialty Chemicals (SSC) was an exhibitor at last week’s PaperCon 2015. The annual conference was even larger this year due to TAPPI’s Centennial Celebration. The four day conference included an extra gala to commemorate the history of paper making and TAPPI’s long standing presence in the industry.
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Job Posting: EU Field Market Development Manager-Filled

Sekisui Specialty Chemicals is searching for a new team member!
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Job Posting: US Field Market Development Manager- Filled

Sekisui Specialty Chemicals is searching for a new team member!
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Job Posting: Mexico City Sales Representative- FILLED

Sekisui Specialty Chemicals is searching for a new team member! Job Title: Sales Representative Mexico and Central America Education: Bachelor Degree or Higher preferably on Chemistry or Engineering
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Ultalux for Hair Care Highlighted at Cosmetic Chemist Technology Showcase

December 15, 2015 – Sample formulations highlighting Selvol Ultalux for hair color longevity and hair gel hold were highlighted at the New York Society of Cosmetic Chemist’s Annual Technology Showcase on December 13th. Over 2000 formulators and chemists attended the regional event.
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Selvol Polyvinyl Alcohol Solution Preparation Video

September 9, 2014 – Sekisui Specialty Chemicals prides itself on being a leading innovator in high performance polyvinyl alcohol polymers. We have created a short 5 minute video detailing our recommended solution preparation guidelines. While our Solutions Preparation Guide is thorough , we often receive technical support questions on the visual steps of the dissolution process.
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Sekisui Specialty Chemicals Announces Europe, Middle East and Africa Polyvinyl Alcohol VAM Surcharge

Dallas, April 25, 2014 – Sekisui Specialty Chemicals, a global leader in polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH), announced today that it will implement a temporary VAM cost surcharge of €400/mT effective May 1, 2014 on all grades of polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH) that it produces in Europe.
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Sekisui Specialty Chemicals Announces North America, South America and Asia PVOH Price Increase

Dallas, March 15, 2014 – Sekisui Specialty Chemicals, a global leader in polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH), announced today that it will increase the price of all grades of polyvinyl alcohol sold in North America, South America and Asia by US$200/MT. This increase will take effect April 15, 2014, or as contracts and agreements allow.
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Sekisui Specialty Chemicals Announces Europe, Middle East and Africa Polyvinyl Alcohol Price Increase

Dallas, March 1, 2014 – Sekisui Specialty Chemicals, a global leader in polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH), announced today that it will increase the price of all grades of polyvinyl alcohol sold in Europe, the Middle East and Africa by 150 Euro/MT. This increase will take effect April 1, 2014, or as contracts and agreements allow.
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Commitment to Selvol Consumers Continues Unaffected by Celanese Closures

On November 4th, Celanese Corporation announced their intent to initiate the closure of both their Roussillon acetic anhydride facility and their vinyl acetate monomer (VAM) production unit in Tarragona. The security of Sekisui Specialty Chemicals’ VAM supply has not and will not change as a result of these closures,
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Sekisui Introduces Selvol™ Ultalux for Personal Care

Dallas, May 24, 2013 — Sekisui Specialty Chemicals, a global leader in polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH), officially launched five new cosmetic grade polymers on May 14, 2013. The new grades were introduced under the Selvol Ultalux brand at the New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists Suppliers Day in Edison, New Jersey.
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Sekisui Specialty Chemicals Announces New Selvol Brands

Dallas, December 7, 2012 – Sekisui Specialty Chemicals, a global leader in polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH), announced today updated brands for its Ultiloc, Ultalux and Premiol lines of products.
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Sekisui Specialty Chemicals’ Dallas Corporate Office Has Moved!

Sekisui Specialty Chemicals’ Dallas Corporate Office Has Moved!
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Sekisui Specialty Chemicals to Launch New Selvol Brand for Polyvinyl Alcohol Product Line

Sekisui Specialty Chemicals is pleased to announce that effective October 1, 2011 our polyvinyl alcohol product line name will be rebranded from the current Celvol to its new name: Selvol. This change marks the final step in the transition of our business to Sekisui and reflects our renewed commitment to our customers under Sekisui’s ownership.
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