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Wanhua Chemical Forms New Performance Chemicals Business Unit

Published on 2017-02-28. Author : SpecialChem

Wanhua Chemical Group, one of the global leaders of polyurethanes, petrochemicals and specialty chemicals, has announced the formation of a new business division “Performance Chemicals Business Unit”. The newly formed division consolidates the previous ADI business unit and Specialty Amines business unit. Such consolidation will allow the new business unit to further strength its core competencies in production and marketing aliphatic isocyanates, specialty amines and other high performance chemicals.

Development of High Performance Specialty Chemicals


The newly founded “Performance Chemicals Business Unit” will concentrate on the development of high performance specialty chemicals. It will be responsible for developing, manufacturing and marketing high performance chemicals.

Currently the product portfolio includes:

  • Aliphatic diisocyanate series (HDI, HDI adducts, HMDI, IPDI and H6XDI)
  • Specialty amines (MDA, MDBA, H12MDA, IPDA and PU catalysts)
  • Silicone 
  • Other chemicals (IP, MIBK, CDT)

The wide product portfolio serves windpower equipments, coatings, elastomers, PUDs , adhesives, fine chemical, medicine, pesticide, flavor industries, electronics, packaging and building industry, etc.

Combining Innovation Strength and Production Resources

In the 2016, Wanhua Chemical’s independently developed IP, IPDA and IPDI plants went into operation successfully. Wanhua Chemical became the first Asia based company and second globally to participate fully in the “IP-IPN-IPDA-IPDI” value chain. Now, Wanhua Chemical can provide IP,IPDA and IPDI products to the market. Wanhua Chemical is the only Chinese company that owns the HDI, HMDI and IPDI production technologies.” introduced by Dr. Ding, general manager of Performance Chemicals BU. “Technological innovation is Wanhua’s core competitiveness. Performance Chemicals business unit will combine the innovation strength and production resources from the previous business units, continue to develop high value-added new performance chemicals and to provide high quality specialty chemicals for our customers.”

Currently Performance Chemicals business unit operates production plants in Ningbo, Yantai and Czech Republic. The technical service centers are located in Yantai, Ningbo, Budapest in Europe and Huston in the US, providing comprehensive technical support globally and developing new products and solutions to serve the needs of the markets.

About Wanhua Chemical

Wanhua Chemical Group is one of the world-class global players in polyurethanes. Wanhua Chemical Group could supply a wide range of coatings raw material such as isocyanate monomer including MDI, HDI, HMDI and IPDI, Coating curing agents (TDI and HDI based), PUD, waterborne acrylic emulsion and so on. Wanhua Chemical Group also extends its business to polyols, specialty amines, thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPU) and petrochemicals.

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Source: Wanhua Chemical
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