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AUTOMOTIVE INTERIOR EXPO 2019

May 3, 2019

BOOTH A4403
NAKAN will be exhibiting at the AIX 2019 in Stuttgart from May 21 to May 23, 2109 for the second time : please come to our booth to discover our new technologies developed with a full range of solutions.

CONFERENCE: 22nd of May at 11.50 am
Speaker : Dr Nicolas Amouroux, Automotive Interior DirectorJoin us to our «Customization of automotive interiors by digital printing » conference
CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

Automotive Interiors Expo 2019 offers visitors an amazing line-up of exhibits showing the latest vehicle interior technologies and services that are designed to ensure that the highest standards are met in terms of product quality, reliability, durability and safety.

DISCOVER AIX 2019

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PARTNERSHIP WITH FILLAMENTUM

April 22, 2019

Fillamentum brand has launched another new FFF filament: Named Vinyl 303, this material has been developed in collaboration with NAKAN from Resitech GMBH.

This material is made from PVC, presenting excellent resistance to chemical corrosion, fire retardancy and high mechanical performance.

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WESTLAKE CHEMICAL JOINS GLOBAL ALLIANCE TO END PLASTIC WASTE

March 22, 2019

Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK), today announced the company has joined the Alliance to End Plastic Waste (AEPW), an organization launched in January 2019 to advance solutions to eliminate plastic waste in the environment, especially in the ocean.

“Westlake is pleased to have joined the Alliance to End Plastic Waste as part of our long-standing commitment to sustainability,” said Albert Chao, President and Chief Executive Officer, Westlake Chemical Corporation. “With our core value of being a good corporate citizen, we are committed to being a leader in sustainable practices and a responsible environmental steward.”

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WESTLAKE CHEMICAL CLOSES PURCHASE OF NAKAN

January 2, 2019

Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) today completed the previously announced acquisition of NAKAN™, a global compounding solutions business.

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AUTOMOTIVE INTERIOR EXPO

October 23-25 – BOOTH A210

Hall A.1., Suburban Collection Showplace, Novi, Michigan, USA

NAKAN will be exhibiting at the AUTOMOTIVE INTERIOR EXPO 2018 which is about quality, colour, texture, touch, feel and innovation: speciality finishes are a strong theme of the expo.

NAKAN is a leader in vinyl specialty compounds and proudly equips more than 10 million car interiors a year with its brands.
NAKAN has developed a full range of solutions such as powder for slush molding of instrument panels, in-mold paint for two-tone skins and compounds for injection molding of small parts.
Thanks to a strong R&D team, the brand is also focused on breakthrough innovations with specialty inks and a 6-axis robotized printer for ultimate customization of 3D-shaped soft trims.

Please come to our booth where our experts will gladly provide you with more details.

LINK TO THE EXHIBITION

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PRESS RELEASE

September 25, 2018

OpenGate Capital, a global private equity firm, announced today that it has signed an exclusivity agreement with Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK), pursuant to which Westlake has made a binding offer to acquire NAKAN, a global PVC compounding solutions business headquartered in Reims, France.

The transaction is valued at $265 million and is anticipated to be completed by early 2019.

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INNOVATIVE PARTNERSHIP

September 12, 2018

FILLAMENTUM Industrial has developed with RESITECH Germany GmbH, our NAKAN plant in Germany, a rigid PVC without any plasticizer, for filaments extrusion used for 3D printing.

The tailor-made formulation especially adapted to the industrial 3D printing process, has excellent chemical resistance, flame retardant properties and high impact modification.

The « VINYL 303 » brand will be presented together with NAKAN at the TCT Show – Birmingham, from Sept 25 to 27.

Fillamentum Industrial: Booth B42

VINYL 303 PRODUCT SHEET

VISIT TCT SHOW

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CSTB CERTIFICATION

August 7, 2018

The CSTB (Centre Scientifique et Technique du Bâtiment) is the QB “Quality for building” mark owner used for certification in the field of the construction environment.
Since January 1, 2018, the EC02 certification in use for flexible materials components for windows, doors, verandas and accessories has been replaced by QB36 certification reference system.

Our NAKAN French plant, RESINOPLAST, has successfully renewed in 2018 its site certification for the NAKANPRENE range and validated the right to use QB mark: this implies compliance with more stringent operational and technical requirements.

Furthermore, our product range has been enlarged to include NAKANPRENE FJS 600R grades during the CSTB commission meeting in Grenoble.

 

More information about the QB mark :
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More information about the Nakanprene certified grades :
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NAKAN CERTIFICATIONS

July 10, 2018

NAKAN is glad to confirm the success of our external audit leading to the transition of RESINOPLAST NORTH AMERICA to ISO 9001:2015.

This certification reinforces the quality of our products and meets our North American automotive customer’s requirements: this internal and key tool ensures our day-to-day work and quality organization focusing on our customer’s satifaction.

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AUTOMOTIVE INTERIOR EXPO

June 5-7

Hall 7, Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Booth A7560

NAKAN will be exhibiting at the AUTOMOTIVE INTERIOR EXPO 2018 which is about quality, colour, texture, touch, feel and innovation: speciality finishes are a strong theme of the expo.

NAKAN is a leader in vinyl specialty compounds and proudly equips more than 10 million car interiors a year with its brands.

NAKAN has developed a full range of solutions such as powder for slush molding of instrument panels, in-mold paint for two-tone skins and compounds for injection molding of small parts.

Thanks to a strong R&D team, the brand is also focused on breakthrough innovations with specialty inks and a 6-axis robotized printer for ultimate customization of 3D-shaped soft trims.

Please come to our booth where our experts will gladly provide you with more details.

LINK TO THE EXPO

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NAKAN AT CHINAPLAS

May 7, 2018

The 32nd International Exhibition on Plastics and Rubber Industries took place from April 24th to 27th in Shanghai City.

Nakan was present for the first time as an independent brand where samples from each business line were shown: Automotive Interior, Automotive Exterior, Consumer Goods, Packaging, Healthcare, Building & Construction, Stabilizers.

We introduced our worldwide manufacturing locations, customized R&D capability, strict quality control, quick technical response, and global marketing activities offered by Nakan.

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NAKAN CONFERENCE

On April 12, 2018, 2.20 pm

NAKAN will be attending the 10th annual PVC FORMULATION CONFERENCE organized by AMI, taking place at the Maritim Hotel in Cologne, Germany.

PhD. Radouane SELLAK, from NAKAN in France, will be sharing his work on developing self-adhesive flexible PVC formulations.

The conference sessions cover global trends in PVC trade and technology, including the latest advances in the range of PVC products.

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