SONGWON debuts at European Coatings Show 2017 with new stabilization products and packages

  • Strengthened focus on specialty chemicals, including coatings, inks and adhesives
  • Emphasis on technologies that combine high durability with sustainability
  • New SONGSORB® CS AQ01 high-performance hindered amine light stabilizer for waterborne technologies
  • HI-THANE™ and SONGCAT™ solutions for a wide variety of applications

Ulsan, Korea – April 4, 2017 – For the first time, SONGWON Industrial Co., Ltd. is present at the European Coatings Show 2017 (Hall 4, Stand 161), demonstrating its commitment to the coatings industry and showcasing its latest high performance solutions.

SONGWON, which recently celebrated its fiftieth anniversary, has grown from a small organization active mainly in Asia to become the second largest manufacturer of polymers stabilizers worldwide and a global company with branches and production facilities all over the world.

“With our tradition of innovation at SONGWON, we are using our extensive expertise to expand the technologies we offer the industry and strengthen our focus on specialty chemicals designed for coatings, inks and adhesives, amongst other applications,” said Philippe Schläpfer, Leader of Performance Chemicals, SONGWON Industrial Group. “Wherever they are, our customers can benefit from customized products and rely on prompt supply as well as on the availability of our experts to provide advice and support”, he continued.

Placing strong emphasis on sustainability, SONGWON is introducing its comprehensive range of antioxidants, UV stabilizers and hindered amine light stabilizers (HALS) at ECS 2017. Recently launched products and packages include the hindered amine light stabilizer SONGSORB® CS AQ01. Other highlights will be the HI-THANE™ polymer range for polyurethanes and the SONGCAT™ tin intermediates and catalysts.

“Our new high-performance HALS, SONGSORB® CS AQ01, combines durable stabilization with improved environmental compatibility,” says Rosanna Telesca, Leader of the Market Center Coatings at SONGWON. “Its high polarity and different functionalities make SONGSORB® CS AQ01 suitable for a wide variety of different applications, including stabilization of waterborne and wood coatings.” She added: “It does not impair gloss, even in demanding applications such as automotive interiors.”

HI-THANE™ polyurethane solutions, which include surface coating agents, hardeners and accelerators, are used in the production of synthetic leather and flexible packaging, in ink binders, and as adhesives on different plastic films.

SONGCAT™ tin intermediates and catalysts are extensively used to refine processes for producing organo-tin compounds based on butyl and octyl oxide. Applications include electrodeposition coatings for automotive industry and tin catalysts for polyurethanes.

SONGWON’s coating experts look forward to welcoming visitors to the ECS at stand 161 in hall 4 from April 4-6.

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Notes for editors

About SONGWON Industrial Co., Ltd.

SONGWON, which was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Ulsan, Korea, is a leader in the development, production and supply of additives and specialty chemicals. The second largest manufacturer of polymer stabilizers worldwide, SONGWON operates group companies all over the world, offering the combined benefits of a global framework and readily accessible local organizations. Dedicated experts work closely together with customers to develop tailor-made solutions that meet individual requirements.

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