HEERLEN, The Netherlands - Royal DSM N.V., the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company headquartered in the Netherlands, has opened a new plant for the production of wet polyesters and other specialty resins in Meppen, Germany.
The new plant was built at the existing site of DSM NeoResins+ in Meppen. The plant allows for further expansions in the future. With the new plant, DSM NeoResins+ reinforces its strong position in the fast-growing and important markets such as metal packaging (can), pre-painted metal (coil), specialty decorative markets, specialty adhesives, graphic arts and industrial wood.
The opening of the new plant is the latest in a series of investments in additional production capacity by DSM on the Meppen site. Over the last 20 years DSM has invested EUR 60 million in the site, transforming it into a multipurpose specialty resin site. In Meppen DSM produces a wide variety of resins, including waterborne and solvent-borne polyesters, urethanes, acrylics, alkyds and epoxy esters.