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Mitsubishi Chemical to Boost U.S. Production of SoarnoL™ EVOH Resin

Tuesday 23rd April 2019

Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (MCC; Head office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President: Masayuki Waga) today announced that it has decided to increase the annual production capacity of SoarnoL™ ethylene vinyl alcohol copolymer (EVOH) resin by 3,000 tons to 41,000 tons at its consolidated subsidiary Noltex L.LC. (Noltex; Head office: Texas, the U.S., President: Kuniyoshi Asano). The production increase is slated to take effect in the Summer of 2020.

Soarnol Price Increase Announcement - 1st January 2019

Monday 12th November 2018

At Nippon Gohsei, we take pride in providing our customers with highly advanced SoarnoL™ products along with intensive technical support and service.

Notice of Force Majeure

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: GohsenolTM, GohsenxTM, and Nichigo G-PolymerTM.

Due to the vast destruction in the Kumamoto prefecture area due to this earthquake, we have limited access to our plant. For the time being we are unable to determine the exact nature of the damage to our plant in order to predict when our plant will be back in operation. Though the extent of the impact is not yet fully known, we are issuing this notification today to ensure that you are aware of the situation.

Your sales person will be contacting you shortly regarding your particular situation once more details are known.

Thank you for your understanding and patience.