Lubrizol: TPU Plant Expansion in Asia
Lubrizol Specialty Chemicals Manufacturing (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of The Lubrizol Corporation, has expanded its manufacturing facility in the Song Jiang Industrial Zone near Shanghai, China, to meet the growing demand for specialty thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPUs) in this region. Lubrizol high-performance TPUs are sold unter the Estane trade name.
Lubrizol has invested significantly to double the manufacturing capacity at the Song Jiang plant. Construction is well underway, with expected completion by the summer of 2008. Additional land has been reserved for future expansions.
The Song Jiang facility is the first multinational TPU manufacturing facility in China featuring state-of-the-art processing technology.
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