SANFORD, N.C. - Saiden Technologies, a manufacturer of specialty polymers adhesives and coatings, is expanding the current facility located in Sanford, N.C. With this expansion, there will be a 20% increase in raw material-handling capability and a 30% increase in finished-product storage. Saiden Technologies will be able to expand its product lines as well as improve its ability to serve bulk customers with the new expansion. The anticipated completion date for the project is December 2006.

Saiden Technologies is the U.S. arm of the Saiden Chemical family of companies, the leading Asian acrylic emulsion manufacturer.