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. Employees have been asked to work from home until the safety of the offices have been verified. Customers should contact their local Sekisui sales representative for details on potential supply or support impacts.

Sekisui is fully cooperating with emergency response teams and local authorities to assist in the region’s recovery process. We appreciate the efforts of Mexico City’s first responders during the past week, and our thoughts are with affected community members across Central Mexico.

Sekisui Specialty Chemicals’ primary product is Selvol, a line of high performance polyvinyl alcohol polymers and copolymers used in paper, adhesive, packaging, construction, personal care, and many other specialty formulations.   Sekisui Specialty Chemicals is a subsidiary of the Sekisui Chemical Group, a multibillion dollar, global company that delivers a wide range of products and services to enrich people’s lives.  The company is comprised of core businesses and technologies in housing, social infrastructure, and chemical solutions. For more information, visit www.sekisui-sc.com/