Welcome to NIPPON GOHSEI Europe

SoarnoL™ (EVOH) is produced in Europe at NIPPON GOHSEI’s facility in Hull, UK.  Additional facilities are located in Japan and America.

NIPPON GOHSEI Europe offers a high level of technical support and full assistance for EVOH barrier packaging solutions, a fully equipped laboratory and an online EVOH barrier simulator. NIPPON GOHSEI Europe is represented by an international team with expertise in the processing of EVOH-resin and extensive knowledge of its unique properties.

NIPPON GOHSEI Europe, is the exclusive sales and marketing company for NIPPON GOHSEI UK’s SoarnoL™ (Ethylene Vinyl Alcohol Copolymer) and other NIPPON GOHSEI products; Gohsenol™ (PVOH/PVA) (Polyvinyl Alcohol), Nichigo G-Polymer, Specialty Films (Hi-Selon™ & Bovlon™) and Nichigo G-Tape™ in Europe, Middle East, and Africa.Nippon Gohsei Producers of SoarnoL™ (EVOH)

Providing customers around the world with products whose quality and innovation stand out against the international competition:  
We call this "soaring business," and we promote it worldwide. To satisfy the soaring global demand for SoarnoL™ (EVOH), NIPPON GOHSEI established a production company in the US in 1996, with an annual production of 23,000 tonnes, while our state-of-the-art plant with an annual production capacity of 18,000 tonnes commenced operation in the Summer of 2004, supplying SoarnoL™ to the European market.

Furthermore, technical centres have opened in Europe and the US to speed up our response to customer requests. They provide direct contact opportunities between clients' engineers and our own, including TV and telephone conferences, to facilitate customisation and quality assurance processes, and so allow us to live up to the customers' expectations.

News and Events

Research Towards the First 100% Biodegradable Multilayer and Barrier Packaging

Wednesday 9th November 2016

NIPPON GOHSEI, PLASTIENVASE and AINIA CENTRO TECNOLÓGICO are working on a joint research project which aims to develop the first packaging for processed meat products made with multilayer materials and gas barrier, entirely biodegradable and compostable.

Nippon Gohsei to Present at Agricultural Film 2016

Tuesday 26th July 2016

Nippon Gohsei will be giving a presentation at Agricultural Film 2016, to be held on 20-22 September 2016 at the Crowne Plaza Barcelona Fira Center, Barcelona.

Notice of Force Majeure

Wednesday 20th April 2016

Further to our notification published on April 18th, please be informed of our force majeure declaration for all products of Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVOH) produced at this plant effective immediately. Products produced at this plant that are impacted include: Gohsenol™, Gohsenx™, and Nichigo G-Polymer™.

Kumamoto Earthquake, April 2016

Monday 18th April 2016

Earthquake damage at Kumamoto Plant, Japan.