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Asahi Kasei Plastics expands In Mexico

News International-French

18 Jun 2012

Asahi Kasei Plastics N.A. Inc. is commemorating their 12-year anniversary with the opening of a new sales office in Mexico ("Asahi Kasei Plastics Mexico") further expanding their global presence.

The new facility is strategically located in the Metepec Business Center of Toluca supplementing the firm's four warehouses in San Luis Potosi, Puebla, Torreon and Monterrey. "The objective of the sales office in Mexico is to provide closer attention and faster response to local customer needs," said Victor H. Mora, Sales Manager for Mexico. 


"Celebrating 12 years of growth with a new facility in Mexico accentuates our commitment to growing our global footprint," said John Moyer, President of Asahi Kasei Plastics.


Asahi Kasei Plastics is expanding worldwide with new facilities, distributorships and license agreements to provide local service and support to global customers.  "Opening an office in Mexico is a strategic move for our company," stated Ramesh Iyer, Vice President of Commercial Operations. "Providing a high level of service is a top priority and this move will facilitate our ability to better serve our clients in the region."


About Asahi Kasei Plastics

This Michigan based subsidiary of Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corporation boasts one of the largest manufacturing facilities for the company outside of Japan.  Additionally, Asahi Kasei Plastics is the largest glass reinforced polypropylene manufacturer in North America.  With sales growing globally, their unique product portfolio is solving complex engineering problems.  Their product lines include THERMYLENE® (polypropylene), LEONA™ (nylon), THERMYLON® (nylon), TENAC™ (acetal) and XYRON™ (modified polyphenylene ether – mPPE).  Their markets include automotive, commercial transportation, furniture, pool and spa, water treatment, electrical & electronics, lawn and garden, and power generation including performance polymers for electric vehicle batteries, solar panels and wind energy applications.