PLASTIC CORNER ICI RESINS OPENS 3RD POLYMER PLANT

PLASTIC CORNER ICI RESINS OPENS 3RD POLYMER PLANT

ICI Resins US opened its third U.S. manufacturing plant for waterborne

acrylic, urethane and other special purpose polymers, increasing company capacity by 40 percent.

These polymers, used primarily to formulate paints and coatings, printing inks and specialty adhesives, also are manufactured by ICI Resins at plants in Wilmington, Mass., and Vallejo, Calif.The new facility, which was designed with special bulk-loading capabilities to facilitate overnight delivery service to major markets in Detroit; Louisville, Ky.; Chicago and St. Louis, will make its first bulk delivery today, a company spokesman said.

The company, formerly known as Polyvinyl Chemicals, is a member of the ICI Group, and headquartered in Wilmington.