Croda set to Boost Amide Manufacturing Capacity

Croda Polymer Additives has announced plans to invest in the expansion of its amide capacity at their manufacturing site in Hull, United Kingdom.  The expansion is in line with the group’s long term capital investment plan and will enable Croda to satisfy their customers growing demand for slip additives into polymers through to 2020 and beyond.

Croda Polymer Additives has announced plans to invest in the expansion of its amide capacity at their manufacturing site in Hull, United Kingdom.  The expansion is in line with the group’s long term capital investment plan and will enable Croda to satisfy their customers growing demand for slip additives into polymers and beyond.

The Hull site is one of three fatty acid amide manufacturing plants in the Croda group with the others located in Gouda, Netherlands and Mianyang, China.  The planned investment further cements Croda’s commitment to the polymers market and enhances its position as the market leader in this technology.

Mike Millington, Global Managing Director for the Croda Polymer Additives business commented: “Anticipating our customer’s present and future needs is at the heart of what Croda stands for.  The new capacity will allow Croda to continue to offer the highest level of service to our global customer base, whilst supporting our commitment to deliver quality and innovation through our product range”

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About Croda Polymer Additives
Founded in 1925 Croda has developed its position as a leading speciality chemical company producing an unrivalled range of naturally derived products for industry. From Personal Care to Polymer Additives, Home care to Health care, Lubricants to Crop Care, Croda technologies will be at the heart of the finished products. Croda Polymer Additives is a global business offering speciality additives into a wide range of polymer applications. Croda Polymer Additives provide the following effects: anti-fog, anti-static, mold release, pigment dispersion, slip & anti-block, torque release, UV-absorption, & speciality plasticisers. Croda’s brands for these products are: Atmer, Crodamide, IncroMax, Incroslip, IncroMold, Solasorb, & Syncroflex.
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