K 2013: Songwon Further Expanding Its Range of Innovative Stabilizer Solutions


Please join the Songwon press conference, October 18th at 09:00am, CCD South Room 7B



• Songwon - reliably delivering essential and innovative products

• Songwon - expanding its portfolio of world class products – launch of SONGXTEND™ product line at K 2013

• Songwon - investing in technology and capacity to meet the needs of its customers



Ulsan, Korea – At K 2013, Songwon (www.songwon.com), the world's second largest supplier of additives to the global polymer industry, is demonstrating how their continued investment is meeting the needs of their customers for the security of supply of reliable and innovative stabilizer solutions.



Maurizio Butti, Songwon's Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Songwon Industrial Group's Executive Committee, stated: "We are delighted to be at the K once more to demonstrate how our business performance and our investments in global stabilization technology provide the products that customers need. We are focused on extending the performance capabilities of polymer stabilization and are proud to announce the SONGXTEND™ product line. This new product family offers innovative stabilization packages that solve a number of key issues encountered during processing, conversion and the end-use life cycle of polyolefins. For more information on this product, please visit our press conference on Friday, October 18 at 09:00am."



Your Confidence – our Security of Supply

Songwon will deliver yet another year of growth and productivity which continues to provide a solid foundation for investment, making them one of the most secure supply partners to the polymer industry. Songwon's state of the art, proprietary processes form the back bone for delivering an ever increasing portfolio of solutions that perform with reliability and consistency, in an ever changing and growing polymer world. Despite economic uncertainty, Songwon's consistent performance delivers the stability and reliability that customers need for their growth plans, safe in the knowledge that Songwon will continue to be alongside them in the future.



Your Polymers – Our Stabilizers

Among the highlights that demonstrate that Songwon is meeting its promises, is the recent introduction of Hindered Amine Light Stabilizers (HALS) which will be supplied globally in cooperation with Sabo. In China, a joint venture with Tangshan Baifu Chemical Co. Ltd. is now capable of delivering 8.000 metric tons of SONGNOX® Thioester Antioxidants which are widely used in PE, PP, ABS, HIPS, polyester and polyamide, as well as other materials. SONGNOX® OPS (One Pack Systems) is also growing strong. OPS combine a range of additives into a dust-free pellet form and offer greater assurance to the compounding process reducing quality control, eliminating over- and underdosing as well as enabling a cleaner and healthier working environment.



Your Needs – Our investments

Songwon has invested in production technology and has developed processes that continue to deliver increased capacity at sustainable economics. The investment in 2012 in OPS technology in Greiz, Germany has been bolstered by further investment in global manufacturing capacity to ensure consistency of products and quality in all regions. A new 7.000 metric tons plant in Houston, USA started up its operations in 2013 and will be followed by a production facility in Kizad, Abu Dhabi in 2014 running on the same technology.



Songwon will continue to deliver products that meet customers' needs without compromising its environmental stewardship. To that end, it has embarked on a proactive investment program to expand DOTO (Dioctyl Tin Oxide) which is being driven by REACH and other global environmental regulation initiatives, that will lead to the replacement of Butyltin compounds (DBTO Di-n-Butyltin Oxide) by Octyltin compounds by 2015.



Songwon is available to further discuss these developments as well as its wide range of innovative polymer stabilization solutions at K 2013 on Stand C79 in Hall 6.



About Songwon Industrial Co., Ltd.

Songwon Industrial Co., Ltd. is a leading producer and seller of SONGNOX® Antioxidants, SONGNOX® One Pack Systems, SABO®STAB Hindered Amine Light Stabilizers, SONGSORB® Ultraviolet Light Absorbers, SONGXTEND™ Stabilizer Solutions, SONGSTAB™ Acid Scavengers, SONGSTAB™ PVC Stabilizers, SONGCAT™ Tin Intermediates, SONGCIZER™ Plasticizers for the plastics industry, as well as lubricants, surface coating agents, polyurethane, alkyl phenols, flocculants and other chemicals. The Songwon Group of Companies includes Songwon Industrial Co., Ltd., Songwon Holdings AG, Songwon International AG, Songwon International – Japan K.K., Songwon China Ltd., Songwon Industrial Co. Ltd. Representative Office Bahrain, Songwon Additive Technologies AG, Songwon Additive Technologies-Americas Inc., Songwon ATG GmbH, Songwon International – Americas Inc., Songwon International – India Pvt. Ltd., Songwon Trading Co. Ltd, Songwon Chemicals Co. Ltd. and Songwon Baifu Chemicals (Tangshan) Co., Ltd., Songwon Additive Technologies - Middle East FZE, Polysys Additive Technologies – Middle East LLC and Chemservice Asia Co. Ltd.



SONGNOX and SONGSORB are registered trade marks of Songwon Industrial Co., Ltd.

SONGCAT, SONGCIZER, SONGSTAB and SONGXTEND are trade marks of

Songwon Industrial Co., Ltd.

SABOSTAB is a registered trade mark of Sabo S.p.A.



Salient in Additives

Salient from the Latin Verb 'salire' to leap or leaping. As an adjective, meaning the most noticeable, prominent or important. Salient Songwon, leaping ahead in the world of Polymers; a prominent global supplier of chemical additives.



Songwon at K 2013 - the Salient in Additives partner investing for its customers in innovative stabilizers.



For further information, please contact:

Songwon Industrial Group

Doris Peters

Walzmühlestrasse 48

CH-8500 Frauenfeld

Switzerland

Tel: +41-52-635-0027

Fax: +41-52-635-0001

E-mail: doris.peters@songwon.com


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