ZWOLLE, the Netherlands - Royal DSM, a life sciences and materials sciences company, announced a substantial investment in its Wilmington, MA, manufacturing facility. Driven by its commitment to grow the sustainable coatings market, DSM will upgrade its facilities to produce state-of-the-art waterborne resins for inks and coatings.
The societal trends toward environmentally friendly and renewable products call for novel resin technologies. DSM’s global leadership in waterborne urethane technologies enables customers to stay ahead of anticipated environmental and regulatory challenges without sacrificing performance. The NeoRez®, NeoRad® and NeoPac™ portfolio of resins are used in packaging, construction, flooring, automotive, textiles, decorative, adhesive and general industrial segments.
According to Patrick Niels, President of DSM Resins & Functional Materials, “We believe that, together with our industry partners, we can transform the coatings market towards healthy and environmentally-friendly technologies and solutions. Introducing waterborne products that deliver on sustainability as well as improved performance, creates significant growth opportunities for our customers.”