Waalwijk, the Netherlands - DSM NeoResins+ has successfully completed the new water-based alkyd-manufacturing unit at its existing site located in Hoek van Holland, the Netherlands. The new line will manufacture specialty water-based alkyd resins that will supply the markets for high-end decorative professional and DIY trim paints, stains, and metal coatings.

DSM has also announced the start of construction of a new factory for the production of waterborne acrylic resins in China. The new factory will be built in the province of Guangdong on the existing site of DSM Syntech and will be completed in the second quarter of 2008.