WORMS, Germany—Synthomer P.L.C. has added 36,000 metric tons of capacity to its acrylic dispersions production facility in Worms, strengthening the company's growth in paints and coatings, construction chemicals, technical textiles, and adhesives and sealants, the company said.
The Synthomer board of directors inaugurated the new capacity Sept. 19, according to a Synthomer news release.
The new expansion is fully automated and adds more than 30 percent to acrylic dispersions capacity at Worms, the company said. It also significantly enhances the site's ability to produce made-to-order specialty acrylics.
"Synthomer, as one of the world's leaders in water-based polymers, has a long-term commitment to support industry growth," said Synthomer CEO Calum MacLean. "The investment adds a world-class facility for innovation acrylic dispersions in the heart of our extensive European dispersion network."