Tokyo – Mitsubishi Chemical Corp has started production of styrenic thermoplastic elastomers (TPS) in Thailand, the Japanese chemicals supplier announced 19 Jan.
Thai subsidiary, Mitsubishi Chemical Performance Polymers (Thailand) Co. Ltd, started operation in January 2018 to serve the growing automotive market in Asia, Mitsubishi said.
The company’s statement did not provide details about the production capacity of the plant.
The Japanese supplier has a portfolio of olefinic, styrenic, and polyester elastomers. Its TPS materials are used in industries including automotive, electronic devices and building materials.
To meet the…