Wednesday, 11 December 2019
The official ground-breaking ceremony for IGM’s new greenfield site in Anqing, Anhui Province in China took place on 23rd October.
The new site emphasises IGM’s commitment to UV/EB technology and will ensure that the company is able to support its customers by addressing the increasing global demand for high quality photoinitiator products and produce and launch new products. The site will be designed with a finished product capacity in excess of ten thousand metric tons and include backward integration into key starting materials.
Introduction of new photoinitiators
It will also include a new pilot facility and flexible scale-up production capacity to facilitate the introduction of new photoinitiators developed in support of key market trends, including LED curing, low migration and water borne UV technology. First production is scheduled by Q4 2020.
about IGM Resins
IGM Resins specialises in the development, manufacture, and supply of products and technical services to the global UV coatings and inks market. It develops, produces, and distributes a full range of radiation curable materials including photoinitiators, acrylate oligomers and monomers, and additives from manufacturing facilities in Europe, Asia, and the US, supported by technical labs in each of these regions.
Wilson Gu – VP Asia IGM Resins, Nicolas Marien – Director Astorg, Edward Frindt – CEO IGM Resins, Stephen Postle – VP technology IGM Resins, Andrew Chambers – VP Photoinitiators IGM Resins and Bart Oude Vrielink – CFO IGM Resins at the ceremony (f.l.t.r.).