Adhesives & Sealants Headlines / News / Raw Materials and Chemicals

Momentive Breaks Ground on China Joint Venture

Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. recently that it has broken ground on a joint venture manufacturing facility with UPC Technology Corp. The facility will reportedly produce Momentive Breaks Ground on China Joint Venture-bodyspecialty phenolic resins and be operated by Zhenjiang Momentive Union Specialty Chemicals Ltd., which was established in Zhenjiang, mainland China, in August by Momentive Union Specialty Chemicals Ltd.

The new joint venture facility, which will produce specialty phenolic resins, is located in Zhenjiang, Jiangsu, China, and is adjacent to an existing UPC Technology manufacturing complex. This construction reportedly represents the first portion of a two-phase project, which will create an 80 KT/year specialty phenolic resins facility. The new plant will produce a range of specialty novolac and resole phenolic resins, which will be provided under several of Momentive’s trade names. These materials are used in applications including refractories, friction, abrasives and electronics.

For additional information, visit or

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to Adhesives & Sealants Industry Magazine.

You must login or register in order to post a comment.



Image Galleries

ASI April 2014 Photo Gallery

Our April 2014 issue is now available!


ExxonMobil Tackifier Expansion

Dwight Tozer, vice president of ExxonMobil’s Adhesion Industry business, discusses the company’s latest tackifier expansion project with Editor-in-Chief Susan Sutton.

More Podcasts

Adhesives & Sealants Industry Magazine

ASI march 2015 cover

2015 March

Welcome to our annual Raw Materials, Chemicals, Polymers and Additives Handbook!
Table Of Contents Subscribe

Paid Leave

President Obama recently announced he wants U.S. businesses and the federal government to provide paid sick leave and paid parental leave to all workers. Do you think this is a good idea?
View Results Poll Archive


Handbook of Sealant Technology

The Handbook of Sealant Technology provides an in-depth examination of sealants, reviewing their historical developments and fundamentals, adhesion theories and properties, and today’s wide range of applications.

More Products

ASI 2014 Buyers GuideASI's Buyers' Guide

Annual purchasing resource for equipment used in the manufacture/formulation of adhesives, sealants, pressure sensitives, tapes and labels and for application of finished adhesives. 


facebook_40px twitter_40  youtube_40pxlinkedin_40 google+ icon ASI 30px

Clear Seas Research

With access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.