bout Soarnol™ business

History

1971 Succeeded the first pilot trial of EVOH production
1972 Succeeded the first production trial (20 mt)
1973 Start commercial sales for mayonnaise bottle
1974 Start commercialization of GL resin (former tradename of Soarnol™, EVOH)
1984 Established production plant in Mizushima (Okayama plant) with 1,800 mt/Y capacity (now 10,000 mt/Y)
1996 Finish construction of NOLTEX L.L.C as Soarnol™ production site near Houston, Texas, U.S.A. (initial capacity 10,000 mt/Y, current 38,000 mt/Y)
Established Soarnol™ sales office for north US market, SOARUS L.L.C
Established Soarnol™ sales office for Europe, NIPPON GOHSEI Europe GmbH (merged with Mitsubishi Chemical Europe GmbH in 2021)
1997 Established Processing-Technique Development Center (renamed to Soarnol Research & Development Institute in 2021) to support customer
2001 Established NIPPON GOHSEI UK Ltd. (merged with Mitsubishi Chemical UK Ltd.) as Soarnol™ producing company in UK
2002 Established Customer Service Centre in Duesseldorf, Germany to enhance customer support
2004 NIPPON GOHSEI UK Ltd. (current Mitsubishi Chemical UK Ltd.) started commercial production (initial capacity 15,000 mt/Y, current 18,001 mt/Y)
2010 Established NICHIGO SHANGHAI Co., Ltd. in China (merged with Mitsubishi Chemical (China) Co., Ltd. in 2019)
2012 Expanded Processing-Technique Development Center (current Soarnol Reserch & Development Institute)
2017 Established NIPPON GOHSEI ASIA PACIFIC PTE. LTD. in Singapore (merged with Mitsubishi Chemical Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. In 2020)

R&D organization

Soarnol Reserch & Development Institute

Processing-technique development center
Established 1997
Expansion 2012
Location Kurashiki-shi, Okayama
Main role R&D of Soarnol™, various analysis and technical service
Equipment Multilayer film forming line, direct blow bottle line, injection molding machine, thermoforming machine etc

Mitsubishi Chemical Europe GmbH.
Customer Service Centre

NIPPON GOHSEI Europe GmbH.
Established 15th Oct., 2002
Location Duesseldorf, Germany
Main role Various analysis, technical service

SOARUS L.L.C.

SOARUS L.L.C.
Established 1996
Location Arlington Heights, IL (U.S.A.)
Main role Various analysis, technical service

Mitsubishi Chemical (China) Co., Ltd.

Mitsubishi Chemical (China) Co., Ltd.
Established 2006
Location Shanghai, China
Main role Various analysis, technical service

Mitsubishi Chemical Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.

NIPPON GOHSEI ASIA PACIFIC PTE. LTD.
Established 2018
Location Singapore
Main role Various analysis, customer service

Global network

Grobal network

Headquarter
Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, Polymers Division, Acetyl Polymers Sector, Soarnol Unit

Headquarter
Address Palece building 1-1-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-Ku
100-8251 Tokyo, JAPAN
TEL +81 3 6748 7803 FAX +81 3 3286 1239

Okayama Plant

Okayama plant
Main role Production of Soarnol™
Address 3-10 Ushiodori, Kurashiki-shi, Okayama
712-8054, Japan
TEL +81 86 455 5211, FAX +81 86 455 0574

Soarnol Reserch & Development Institute

Processing-technique development center
Main role R&D of Soarnol™, various analysis, technical service
Address 3-10 Ushiodori, Kurashiki-shi, Okayama
712-8054, Japan
TEL +81 86 455 5214, FAX : +81 86 455 5289
Networkネットワーク

NOLTEX L.L.C.

NOLTEX L.L.C
Main role Production of Soarnol™
Address 12220 Strang Road, La Porte,
TX 77571-9740, U.S.A.
TEL +1-281-842-5000、
FAX +1-281-842-5095
website http://www.noltexllc.com/

Mitsubishi Chemical UK Ltd.

Mitsubishi Chemical UK Ltd.
Main role Production of Soarnol™
Address Soarnol™ House, Saltend, Hull HU12 8DS, U.K.
TEL +44-1482-333320、
FAX +44-1482-309332

SOARUS L.L.C.

SOARUS L.L.C.
Main role Sales office of Soarnol™,
technical service
Address 3930 Ventura Drive, Suite 300, Arlington Heights,
IL 60004 U.S.A.
TEL +1-847-255-1211、
FAX +1-847-255-4343
website http://www.soarus.com/

Mitsubishi Chemical Europe GmbH.
Customer Service Centre

Mitsubishi Chemical Europe GmbH.
Main role Sales office of Soarnol™,
technical service
Address Merowingerplatz 1a, 40225 Duesseldorf, Germany
TEL +49-211-385488-24、
FAX +49-211-385488-29
website http://www.nippon-gohsei.com/

NIPPON GOHSEI(U.S.A.)Co., Ltd.

NIPPON GOHSEI(U.S.A.)Co., Ltd.
Main role Sales of various chemicals
Address 12220 Strang Road, La Porte,
TX 77571-9740, U.S.A.
TEL +1-281-842-5025、
FAX +1-281-842-5023

Mitsubishi Chemical (China) Co., Ltd.
Performance Polymer Group

Mitsubishi Chemical (China) Co., Ltd.
Performance polymer group
Address 39th Floor, Grand Gateway Office Tower 1, 1 Hongqiao Rd., Xuhui District, Shanghai, 200030 China
TEL +86-21-54076161

Mitsubishi Chemical Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.
Performance Polymers Division

NIPPON GOHSEI ASIA PACIFIC PTE. LTD.
Address 41 SCIENCE PARK ROAD #02-12/13, THE GEMINI,
SINGAPORE SCIENCE PARK Ⅱ, Singapore 117610
TEL +65-6331-0120、
FAX +65-6509-9400