SHANGHAI, China - Rohm and Haas Co. has officially launched the initial operations of its new manufacturing plant in Sanshui, Guangdong Province, China. To date, the company has invested approximately U.S. $10 million in this site, which will make products based on acrylic emulsion technology. This is a significant milestone for Rohm and Haas’s strategic footprint in China and further demonstrates the company’s commitment to the South China coatings market.

The new plant has more than 20,000 metric tons of capacity and can be expanded to meet future needs in this rapidly growing market. Products made at the facility include environmentally advanced water-based binders and emulsions used to make consumer paints and coatings.