Toagosei, SC Johnson Polymer join forces

19 June 1998 10:07 Source:ICIS News

SINGAPORE (CNI)--Japan's Toagosei Co Ltd and SC Johnson Polymer of the US will jointly undertake research projects in the Asia Pacific region, CNI was told Friday.

Under an agreement signed recently, the two companies will conduct research to develop new products based on the US company's SGO Polymer Technology.

The two companies will also jointly develop new applications for their coatings and adhesives products, plastics electronic materials and dispersants.

SC Johnson Polymer is a division of SC Johnson Commercial Markets Inc, which manufactures water-based acrylic polymers and resins for the printing, packaging, coatings and adhesives industries.

Toagosei manufactures a wide range of water-soluble, emulsion and solution-type acrylic polymers.

By Leslie Chua