BYK has completed the expansion of its Shanghai integrated site, its second production facility in China following BYK Tongling. The site is designed for an annual capacity of 4,750 tons. The entire phase II project was officially completed on March 18, 2022. The first pail of the surface additive BYKETOL-OK, which is applicable for automotive and industrial coatings, rolled off the production line on July 8, 2022.
With the official start of project phase II, BYK is expanding its production capacity in China, and its offerings. BYK’s product range includes defoamers, surface additives, and other additives. These additives are applicable for automotive, industrial, furniture, and architectural coatings, printing inks, adhesives, thermoplastics, thermosets, and many other applications. The products comprise various systems such as solvent-borne, solvent-free, low-polarity, high-polarity, etc.
Source: Paint & Coatings Industry