Ghent, Belgium (PRWEB) December 02, 2011
To keep pace with the growth of methylamines in the Americas and in line with its integration and globalization strategy, Taminco will expand its methylamines capacity in the US; a major investment that is expected to be completed by the end of 2014.
“This decision reflects Taminco’s continuous commitment to serve the growing methylamines market in the Americas and to support the development of its customers”, said Bob Davis, Global Business Director for Taminco’s Amines and Solvents business unit. “With this strategic investment, Taminco will reinforce its leadership position in alkylamines in the Americas and will provide a long-term growth platform for its existing and future derivatives portfolio serving markets such as food and nutrition, personal and home care, energy, and water treatment.”
Taminco, The Amine Company, is a leading producer of alkylamines and their derivatives worldwide. Of a total of 8 production sites, Taminco has two major facilities in the US: one in Pace, FL, which manufactures methylamines, alkylamines and tertiary amines (by mid-2012) and the other in St. Gabriel, LA, which produces alkyl alkanolamines, alkylamines, DEHA, and DMAPA.
Taminco, The Amine Company, is the world’s only global integrated specialist alkylamine producer. Alkylamines and their derivatives are key building blocks in a broad array of chemical products that have a wide range of applications. This way Taminco makes a valuable contribution to diverse markets including Food and Nutrition, Personal and Home Care, Energy and Water Treatment.
Focusing on its 3 core values, Passion, Care and Integrity, Taminco works constructively towards a sustainable and innovative future.
With is operational headquarters in Ghent, Belgium, Taminco operates 8 manufacturing facilities located in Belgium, Germany, the United States, Brazil and China and, together with its global sales network, has approximately 800 employees spread across 17 countries.
Taminco is organized into two divisions – Functional Chemicals and Agro Sciences – which reflect the end-user segments to which the company markets and sells its products. Functional Chemicals produces specialty chemical intermediates that are used in the manufacture of specialty products and active ingredients – properties that are integral to the functions those products serve. Agro Sciences cares about plant and animal health, providing various solutions to serve the Crop Protection, Herbicide Systems and Feed Additives markets, while focusing strongly on development and innovation.
Bob Davis, Global Business Director Amines & Solvents • phone +1 610 366 6744
- email: bob.davis(at)taminco(dot)com