Songwon starts bulk manufacture of functional monomers in South Korea
Songwon initiates bulk manufacture of functional monomers at its production site in Ulsan, South Korea. These monomers provide resins and polymers with special functions including the improvement of the physical and chemical properties of the final product, according to the company. Applications include resins, sealants, adhesives and engineering plastics designed for use in coatings, the automotive sector and electronic packaging.
“With this new capacity, our production site in Ulsan can now supply medium volumes of specialized monomers at competitive prices. Subsequent development of further products at our Technology Innovation Center and scaling up of production will allow us to follow the market’s technology roadmaps,” says Heinrich Schulte, leader market center functional monomers.