Pont-de-Claix, France -- Vencorex has announced an 82kT/year increase in capacity for its aliphatic isocyanates in Pont-de-Claix, France and Rayong, Thailand.
Vencorex said it will increase capacity for HDI and IPDI monomer by 70kT/year at Pont-de-Claix, this is slated to be on-stream by the middle of 2016. In Rayong, Thailand, the firm is planning a 12 kT/year expansion for HDI, which is scheduled to be onstream by mid-2015.
Additionally, the firm plans to expand its R&D and marketing and sales operations around the world, the firm added.
Finally, Vencorex, said it is planning an unspecified investment for waterborne coatings in Freeport, Texas