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Emerald Kalama Chemical Completes Expansion

July 5, 2011
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Emerald Kalama Chemical, a division of Emerald Performance Materials, recently announced it has completed a 25% capacity expansion for its K-FLEX® production unit at its Kalama, WA, facility. K-FLEX plasticizers and coalescents are used in adhesives, PVC compounds, coatings and other latex polymer applications.

“We have made a concerted effort over the last 24 months to expand the technology base of our K-FLEX product line,” said Shamsi Gravel, product line manager for the Americas. “The success of new products, such as K-FLEX 850S, has fueled the need for our most recent expansion.”

According to Edward T. Gotch, president of Emerald Kalama Chemical, “Our K-FLEX product line has been identified as one of the key growth platforms for Emerald Kalama Chemical. Our company made a multi-million-dollar commitment this year to invest in key projects to accelerate the growth of this important product platform.”

For more information, visit www.emeraldmaterials.com.

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