With this move, the company aims to make Butanox peroxide available to the domestic market and enhance services for its customers in the North American region.
Texas/USA – Nouryon has started production of Butanox, one of its methyl ethyl ketone peroxide (MEKP) product lines, at its site in Pasadena, Texas. Through this move, the firm is providing a local supply source and enabling a better service for customers in the North American market.
The company introduced its Butanox-branded peroxides to North America in 2018. They are used for curing thermoset resins, coatings, and composite materials for products ranging from surfboards and car parts to wind turbine blades and chemical storage tanks.
The firm now produces MEKPs at sites in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, close to customers in all regions.
The Pasadena project is the latest in a series of investments by Nouryon to better serve and grow with its customers in the polymer market. For example, the company recently expanded its offering in North America with the launch of emulsion-based organic peroxides.