Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, announces a substantial investment in its Wilmington, Massachusetts manufacturing facility. Driven by its commitment to grow the sustainable coatings market, DSM will upgrade its facilities to produce state-of-the-art waterborne resins for inks and coatings.
The societal trends toward environmentally friendly and renewable products call for novel resin technologies. DSM’s global leadership in waterborne urethane technologies enable customers to stay ahead of anticipated environmental and regulatory challenges without sacrificing performance. The NeoRez®, NeoRad® and NeoPac™ portfolio of resins are used in packaging, construction, flooring, automotive, textiles, decorative, adhesive and general industrial segments.
According to Patrick Niels, President of DSM Resins & Functional Materials: ‘We believe that, together with our industry partners, we can transform the coatings market towards healthy and environmentally-friendly technologies and solutions. Introducing waterborne products that deliver on sustainability as well as improved performance, creates significant growth opportunities for our customers.’
At the ground breaking ceremony, held in Wilmington, Massachusetts, Rijoy Putatunda, President DSM Coating Resins, Inc. said: ‘This substantial investment in our full range of waterborne urethane capabilities in Wilmington shows our commitment to the success of our customers and our belief in the North American market.’