Avient completes acquisition of DSM Protective Materials

September 2nd, 2022

Avient Corporation, a provider of specialized and sustainable material solutions, has completed its purchase of the protective materials business of DSM (including the Dyneema® brand), which will now be called Avient Protective Materials and reported within the company’s Specialty Engineered Materials segment. “We proudly welcome our newest associates and valued customers joining us today,” said […]

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Multimillion euro upgrade at DSM plant

July 2nd, 2015

Materials company DSM has upgraded its polyesters facility in Emmen, The Netherlands, in the amount of several million euros. The investment includes a capture system that uses wastewater from the production plant to reduce to almost zero the emissions into the air of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs). Since it bought the plant in 2009, energy […]

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DSM Dyneema acquires Cubic Tech

May 22nd, 2015

Dutch synthetic-fiber maker DSM Dyneema has acquired Mesa, Ariz.-based high-performance fabric maker Cubic Tech Corp. The privately owned Cubic Tech designs, develops and produces high-performance, ultra-lightweight, flexible laminates and fabrics—most of them based on DSM’s Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMwPE) Dyneema® fabric—and focuses on high-end solutions in applications as diverse as racing-yacht sails, equipment […]

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DSM upgrading Massachusetts facility

March 2nd, 2015

Royal DSM, a life sciences and materials sciences company based in Heerlen, Netherlands, is upgrading its Wilmington, Mass., manufacturing facility to produce state-of-the-art, environmentally friendly and renewable waterborne resins for inks and coatings. The company’s NeoRez, NeoRad and NeoPac resins are used in packaging, construction, flooring, automotive, textiles, decorative, adhesive and general industrial segments. www.dsm.com

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