Headlines

Nanjing Yangzi Eastman Chemical Begins Construction On Resin Plant

April 27, 2000
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+
Nanjing Yangzi Eastman Chemical has started construction on a $29.5-million plant.

KINGSPORT, Tenn. — Nanjing Yangzi Eastman Chemical Ltd., a 50-50 joint-venture between Yangzi Petrochemical Industrial Corp. and Eastman Chemical Ltd., has started construction on a $29.5-million plant to produce Eastotac hydrocarbon tackifying resin for adhesive manufacturers.

When on-stream by late 2000, the plant, located in the Dachang district of Nanjing, Jiangsu province, will be the first of its kind in China to use proprietary Eastman technology to produce hydrocarbon resin. The facility will use C5 distillate, a byproduct from the manufacture of ethylene, to produce Eastotac, which is used by manufacturers to produce hot melt adhesives.

Don Blair, global business manager for Eastman’s Adhesive & Polymer Raw Materials business, said, “We are very excited about the business opportunities in Asia Pacific and Europe that will be supported by this venture. This additional capacity of Eastotac resin will allow us to continue to grow in our current markets as well as participate in new markets that, up to this point, we have been unable to support.”

Ji Weiqing, deputy general manager of Nanjing Yangzi Eastman Chemical Ltd., said the venture will “meet the need in China for high-quality hydrocarbon tackifying resin, and it will promote the development of a series of new products that can benefit China economically and socially.”

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.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

ASI April 2014 Photo Gallery

Our April 2014 issue is now available!

Podcasts

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 August 2014 cover

2014 August

Our August issue includes what is traditionally our most popular article of the year: the ASI Top 25. You won't want to miss it!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

THE ADHESIVES STORE

handbook-sealant-tech.gif
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. 

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.

STAY CONNECTED

facebook_40px twitter_40  youtube_40pxlinkedin_40 google+ icon ASI 30px