Hexion is a global leader in resins and adhesives for manufacturing engineered wood and panels. Visitors to Ligna 2017, Hall 26, Booth F77 can learn about the company’s full portfolio of forest product resins. These consistently high-quality resins feature proprietary chemistries that enable one of the most sustainable building products on earth—engineered wood.
A leader in wood products for over 80 years, Hexion offers proven solutions such as EcoBind resin technologies that meet E1, E0, Super E0, F*** or F****—the most stringent global emissions standards. Furthermore, Hexion products provide excellent panel properties such as heat resistance, water resistance and improved manufacturing productivity. These resin technologies can meet almost any application or production need in the forest products industry and include: • EcoBind resins—UF-based, ultra-low emitting for hardwood plywood, particle board/MDF and adhesives; can comply with LEED. • PF resins, for plywood, OSB and glulam beams. • Wax emulsions to achieve improved panel water resistance. • Melamine resins for laminate applications. • Additives such as mold release agents, dyes and catalysts. As the largest and only global supplier of urea formaldehyde (UF) and phenol formaldehyde resins, Hexion partners with a wide range of leading global customers. Hexion prides itself on productive partnerships and customer service. The company’s end-to-end product and technical support includes consultation on everything from product development to production optimization. To meet customer demand, the company has recently invested approximately $125 million in new formaldehyde plants in Curitiba, Brazil; Luling, Louisiana; and Geismar, Louisiana. Expanding phenolic, formaldehyde and wax facilities capacity in markets such as Latin America and China is a key part of Hexion’s global growth strategy. The wood-based panel industry relies heavily on the exceptional performance of formaldehyde-based resins. Hexion is a longstanding leader in science-based safety and advocacy initiatives on behalf of the formaldehyde and forest product resins industry. In addition, Responsible Care™ is an important part of the company’s culture. We operate in an ethical, safe and environmentally sound manner in order to protect our associates, customers and communities. Visitors to Ligna 2017 can watch videos on sustainable solutions at the Hexion booth. For more information contact Mrs Gina Reid, Sr. Communications Manager Americas:
HEXION CORP. 180 E Broad Street OH-43215 COLUMBUS /Ohio / United States of America / Ph. +001 614 225 4050 / E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
HEXION EUROPE Ltd North West Industrial Estate / PETERLEE 2R8 2HR / Co. Durham / United Kingdom / Ph. +44 1446 725500 / E-mail: email@example.com