Sekisui Specialty Chemical’s mission is to be a leading innovative polymer solutions provider, utilizing its prominent technologies and dedicated associates to create sustainable solutions essential to a better, safer, and healthier life for people everywhere.
In June of 2009, Sekisui Chemical Co., Ltd. acquired Celanese’s PVOH (polyvinyl alcohol) business, taking control of facilities in Calvert City, KY; Pasadena, TX; one unit within a complex in Tarragona, Spain; as well as resources in the company’s Houston Technology Center. The Celanese acquisition resulted in Sekisui Specialty Chemicals establishing entities in the United States, Europe, and Mexico. Through these three entities, Sekisui Specialty Chemicals endeavors to expand on new applications for polyvinyl alcohol products, delivering consistent quality and service to our customers worldwide.
In 2018, Sekisui Specialty Chemicals also began representing 3 new brands: Durastream CPVC compound and resins, Advancell thermo-expandable microspheres, and SLEC BK polyvinyl acetal resins. These new products come with the decades of Sekisui Chemical Group experience and worldwide support in each industry. SSC represents these products globally, and we are ready to collaborate with customers to create tomorrow’s essential products.
Sekisui Specialty Chemicals part of the multibillion-dollar, multinational company SEKISUI CHEMICAL Group. SSC is one of 11 subsidiaries of Sekisui America Corporation and one of 9 subsidiaries in of Sekisui in Europe. Sekisui Chemical Group is a global company that delivers a wide range of products and services to enrich people’s lives. Sekisui has been striving to ‘produce a better world with creative technologies’ since its formation in 1947. The company is comprised of core businesses and technologies in housing, social infrastructure, and chemical solutions.