31 May 2010
Mitsubishi Pre K Press Kit
28 May 2010
At K 2010, Mitsubishi Engineering-Plastics (MEP) will present its complete portfolio of engineering materials, which now includes recently acquired Xantar® Polycarbonate and Blends. At the same time, the company will underline its commitment to both existing and new customers in Europe.
Following the acquisition of Xantar® polycarbonate resins and blends, Mitsubishi Engineering-Plastics is underlining its commitment to the development of new innovative materials that address the high market standards and needs. At K 2010, the company will be highlighting a range of key new material innovations of its Xantar® range of polycarbonate resins and blends. Key amongst these are Xantar® LDS, Xantar® XRM and flame retardant Xantar® C.
Following its acquisition of the Xantar® Polycarbonate business,
NEW EUROPEAN TECHNICAL CENTER FOR MITSUBISHI ENGINEERING- PLASTICS OFFERS EXTENDED SUPPORT FOR CUSTOMERS IN EUROPE
Mitsubishi Engineering-Plastics (MEP) has announced that it will establish a new Technical Center to provide extensive research, development and testing support for its customers primary in Europe. The new Technical Center is located on the R&T campus of the Chemelot site in Geleen, the Netherlands and will focus on customer and application support as well as new product development.
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Notes for editors
Mitsubishi Engineering-Plastics Corporation (MEP) was established in March 1994, following the consolidation of the engineering plastics businesses of Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company, Inc., and Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, thus creating a vital and responsive new player in this highly dynamic sector.
MEP is a leading supplier of engineering plastics and focuses on developing new materials to meet the changing needs of end users whilst at the same time supporting customers’ product development activities. In all aspects of its operations, the Company is guided by the belief that building close partnerships with customers is the way to conduct business successfully.
MEP has the largest market share in polycarbonate resins in Japan and a flexible and integrated follow-up system in all regions and markets served.
As a leading engineering plastics manufacturer, MEP has pledged to reduce the environmental burden of its operations and prevent pollution, to protect the environment and provide products and services that meet the expectations of customers, stakeholders and society at large.
The MEP Portfolio includes XANTAR® Polycarbonate & Blends; IUPILON® Polycarbonate Resin; NOVAREX® Polycarbonate Resin; RENY® Polyamide MXD6 Resin; NOVADURAN® Polybutylene Terephthalate Resin; IUPITAL® Polyacetal Resin; IUPIACE® Modified PPE Resin; and LEMALLOY® Modified PPE Resin.
With the innovative and high-end polycarbonate XANTAR®, MEP will strengthen its global position in polycarbonate. Xantar is currently mainly focused on the European market and DSM’s Specialty Compounds plant in Genk, Belgium will be its toll compounder in Europe.