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Trosifol: expansion in production, capacity and architectural applications

2013-08-09 | Company news

Present at the 2012 edition of the glasstec trade fair, TROSIFOL had on show a series of new developments, both in production and capacity, as well as its most recent product – the new, recently launched TROSIFOL SOLAR UV+. In this article, we also read about the Sky Tower, a high-rise building in Wrocław, Poland, with a height of 212 metres, 50 storeys, 21,987 square metres of office space and 24,349 square metres of commercial floor space, using TROSIFOL SOUND CONTROL film 0.76 millimetres thick for the façade.

The new Sky Tower is designed to stand out and set standards of modern comfort, luxury life-style and engineering
TROSIFOL® is one of the leading manufacturers of PVB film for laminated safety glass worldwide. TROSIFOL products are mainly used in applications for automotive and architectural glazing, special TROSIFOL films are used to encapsulate solar cells with long term durability in the photovoltaic industry.
PVB is the background material for all TROSIFOL films used as an interlayer in laminated safety glass since the middle of the 1930s. The experience gained from the processing of this material since 1953, thanks to ongoing research and development, is one of the main reasons for technical leadership and worldwide success of TROSIFOL, a division of Japan based chemical group Kuraray Co. Ltd. (Tokyo), the world’s leading producer of polyvinyl alcohols (PVA), one of the initial products for TROSIFOL PVB films.

Strategic investments
Expansion of TROSIFOL film production in Troisdorf; capacity extensions in Frankfurt

In the next few years, Kuraray intends to substantially increase its production capacity in various product segments worldwide. The construction of a new production line for TROSIFOL polyvinyl butyral (PVB) films is thus about to get underway. What is now the eighth production line will increase capacity in the automotive film sector by 5,000 tonnes per year to a total of 10 million square metres of automotive film by the end of 2013. The sum invested here alone is EUR 17 million. The goal of the planned investment is to respond to growing global demand for PVB films for l...




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