Kuraray Co. Ltd.announced today the expansion of its facilities in LaPorte, Indiana at the recently acquired Monosol, LLC facilities. This expansion is in response to the active demand for PVOH films for consumer goods and industrial applications like single-use pouches for detergents.

Facility Expansion Background

Kuraray has decided that facilities need to be expanded in response to the increasing demand for PVA film for consumer goods and industrial applications, especially for the water soluble films used to create the single-use packets for liquid detergents popular in the U.S. and European markets, in order to maintain a stable supply system.

Overview of Facility Expansion:

  • Location La Porte, Indiana, the United States
  • Invested amount Approximately US$35 million
  • Operation target July, 2014

    About Monosol:
    Since 1953, MonoSol has been dedicated to manufacturing water soluble polymer films, compounds, and solutions. MonoSol products impact the many facets of the consumers life; from the detergent that you put in your dishwasher to prosthetic limb materials. MonoSol maintains a global network of dedicated partners to offer sales, service and technical support to its worldwide customer base. Certified ISO 9001:2008, MonoSol maintains the highest quality standards.

    For more information, visit: www.monosol.com