Below are our most important milestones.
In September, the first order of Expancel Microspheres is shipped.
Our first office for the Expancel business in the USA is established and is later followed by a production unit.
High temperature microspheres launches on the market.
Akzo and Nobel Industries, where Expancel was a part, merge to form AkzoNobel.
Fourth generation of Expancel Microspheres is introduced on the market.
Start-up of Expancel production in China.
We introduce our food packaging products.
Expanded production plant for Expancel in Sundsvall, Sweden opens.
Opening of a sales office in Japan.
Production of Expancel starts in Brazil.
Expancel approved by the US FDA for use in wine corks.
The Carlyle Group and GIC acquire AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals, where Expancel was a part, and relaunches the company as Nouryon.
We have an R&D organization with the capabilities and expertise to maximize the benefits of Expancel Microspheres in your application.