'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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dallas, April 1, 2019- Sekisui Specialty Chemicals announced today that it will increase the price of Selvol® Polyvinyl Alcohol, Selvol Ultiloc®, Selvol Ultalux® and Selvol Premiol® up to $110/mT or €110/mT as shown in the chart below. Sekisui Specialty Chemicals remains committed to meeting customers’ needs with high quality products.
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.
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.
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,
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.
Sekisui Specialty Chemicals’ Dallas Corporate Office Has Moved!