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ASK Changzhou gel coating factory opened

News International-French

5 Sep 2013

Recently, ASK Group held a grand opening celebration for its new gel coating plant located in Chemical Industrial Park, Changzhou Binjiang Economic Development Zone, Jiangsu Province.

Nearly 250 guests attended the ceremony, including customers, suppliers, trade association representatives, government representatives, and media representatives.

The new plant is ASK top gel coating plant in the world with a total investment of US$60 million, serving customers in China and the Asia Pacific region. The main product applications markets include yacht, sanitary ware, transportation, wind energy, and industries.

The plant currently has 30 employees. In addition to the new gel coating factory, ASK also has a resin plant in Changzhou with more than 10 years of history mainly engaged in the production of unsaturated polyester resins and vinyl ester resins.

Gel coating is a kind of resin with special properties that can improve the appearance quality of glass fiber reinforced unsaturated polyester resin based FRP, protecting the structural layer material from the external environment dielectric erosion.

ASK gel coating brands include award-winning Maxguard™ and Enguard™ gel coatings. In addition to gel coating, the new facility also provides adhesives, flame-retardant resin and low shrinkage agent to industrial sectors.

"Despite the current global economy is facing enormous challenges, China is still an attractive investment market. In the past few years, ASK constantly added investment in China, in order to better serve local customers." ASK Group Senior Vice President, ASK global high-performance materials global president, and ASK supply chain CEO, Mr. Ted Harris said.

About ASK Group:
It provides specialty chemicals, technologies and innovative ideas to more than 100 countries worldwide. This company helps customers to create improved products, as well as forward-looking and sustainable solutions. ASK chemicals are used in all aspects of daily life, from architectural coatings, automotive, construction, energy, food and beverage, personal care, pharmaceuticals, paper, and to the cultural and life paper, as well as water treatment.

Original language Chinese