KUREHA BREAKS GROUND FOR NEW POLYMER PLANT
“We spent a considerable amount of time researching various sites around the U.S. to find the perfect location for our new business,” said Dr. Takao Iwasaki, president and CEO of Kureha Corp., “and with the tremendous support of Senator Rockefeller, Governor Manchin, Congresswoman Capito, the Discover the Real West Virginia Foundation, the West Virginia Development Office, and, of course, our business friends at DuPont, we have decided that West Virginia will be the home of our breakthrough new polymer, Polyglycolic Acid.”
Kureha Corp. is a leading global supplier of specialty chemicals and plastics used in consumer packaging, household products, pharmaceuticals, agriculture, and other industrial applications. KureduxTM PGA is a high-strength polyester resin that offers an excellent gas barrier to carbon dioxide and oxygen with controllable hydrolysis. This combination of properties makes Kuredux PGA ideal for high-performance packaging and industrial applications.
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