The investment will provide local manufacturing capacity for specialist encapsulation materials in the automotive and new mobility fields in Europe.
The investment will provide local manufacturing capacity for specialist encapsulation materials in the automotive and new mobility fields in Europe.

Sumitomo Bakelite reports that it will open a new manufacturing line for epoxy encapsulation composite materials for automotive applications at its Belgian production subsidiary, Vyncolit NV.  

According to the company, the investment will provide local manufacturing capacity for specialist encapsulation materials in the automotive and new mobility fields in Europe, with the company aiming to reach sales in the market of 12 billion yen by the 2025 fiscal year.

The European production line will come online for industrial supply in early 2022, with a production capacity of several thousand tons per annum, it added.

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