By Vladislav Vorotnikov, Russian correspondent
Moscow - ChemPartners Co., a producer of raw materials for rigid polyurethane foam in Russia, will increase its raw material offering to strengthen its market position, according to the company sources.
"We recently have starting the supply of trichloropropyl phosphate (TCPP), which is used as a flame retardant for the production of rigid polyurethane foam, sealing foams and some other products. In addition to the TCPP we starting to offer to our customers at competitive prices flame retardants such as trichloroethyl phosphate (TCEP) and triethyl phosphate (TEP) "- reported the secretary of the project manager of ChemPartners Alexander Kozlov.
At the same time, the company announced the expansion of its polyether polyol production line. The company believes that this area is growing by 8-10% per year in its main target market of the Central Federal District, which includes the largest Russian industrial cities and most of the Russian producers of polyurethane foams.
"We also actively expanded the number of polyether polyols for rigid polyurethane foams and products of the segment CASE (coatings, adhesives, sealants, elastomers). From now our product line includes the following analogues of polyols: Laprol 373, Voranol CP 450, 490 Propol, Voranol 490, Voranol 1010L, Voranol CP"
According to the company, its product line expansion will enable it to strengthen its position in the market as now it will be able to fully meet the demand of its customers. This is the second time this year that ChemPartners has increased its offerings. The first was at the beginning of the year and the new products have been welcomed by its main customers, ChemPartners said.
"Our company carries out deliveries from our stock in Moscow and by order to other regions the raw materials for the production of polyurethanes, such as: toluene diisocyanate 80/20 (TDI), a polymeric methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI), cosmonate M-200 (Korea), PM-200 (China) as well as other marks and polyester polymer polyols for a variety of types of production" the company added.
A company representative also claimed that while it is difficult to gauge the precise volume of the delivery of new products to the Russian market, the company will decide this in the coming months, based on demand.