Royal DSM has announced the strengthening of its portfolio of sustainable, innovative resins & circular economy solutions with the expansion of its production capacity of its sustainable liquid polyester technology and other specialty resins. To this end, the company has launched operations of a new state-of-the-art polyester production facility in Meppen, Germany.
Zwolle/The Netherlands — This completed expansion follows the strong growth in the company's can and coil coatings segment in recent years, with growth driven by the market shift from epoxy-based packaging coatings toward new more sustainable bisphenol (BPA)-free solutions. The company’s new facility is intended to enable greater supply flexibility and security, the ability to meet growing customer demand and address customer needs, as well as improving their own inventory management and positively contributing to the company's working capital management.
In addition, the company announced that the investment in new technology underlined their commitment to the production of high-quality products and economic incentives in the region of Meppen, which links the economic areas of northern and central Europe.
Martin Vlak, Managing Director, Specialty Resins, said that the launch of this new facility, underlined their ambition to take a market-leading position in the development and commercialization of innovative resins and circular economy solutions. This includes the environmentally friendly Niaga resins.