Hexion Opens New Manufacturing Facility in Germany

Hexion Specialty Chemicals has opened its new 10,000m² specialty epoxy resin production facility in Esslingen, Germany.

The facility includes blending operations and associated warehousing, as well as an applications laboratory and offices.

The new facility produces specialty epoxy resins and bonding pastes used in the manufacture of large-dimension composite wind turbine blades for the wind energy market.

In addition, the facility also produces specialty epoxy resins used in composites for marine, automotive, mass transit and other applications.

Replacing a smaller Hexion facility in nearby Stuttgart, the Esslingen facility employs transferred employees from the Stuttgart site.