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Gulbrandsen Builds New Tin Catalyst Facility in India

Gulbrandsen set to Double its Capacity for Polyurethane Tin Catalysts

Gulbrandsen broke ground for a new Stannous Octoate and Stannous Neodecanoate manufacturing facility at its site in Dahej, India on the 6th of December 2022. Eric Smith, President – Gulbrandsen, did a traditional coconut breaking at the India site and interacted with the members of the team.

At the event, Eric emphasized Gulbrandsen’s growth vision “We are proud to announce the expansion of our facilities to better serve our customers and reach new markets. This investment in our infrastructure will ensure a reliable supply of our high-quality products and open new opportunities for us.”

Gulbrandsen is the world’s largest manufacturer and supplier of polyurethane tin catalysts from its site in Orangeburg, South Carolina and this new facility, which is expected to be operational in the fall of 2023, will double the existing capacity.

This new site also positions Gulbrandsen as the only company in the world with the ability to manufacture Stannous Octet and Stannous Neodecanoate in two different parts of the globe, assuring a reliable and consistent supply of these products to its customers.

On the occasion, Joerg Duebel, Global Business Director for Tin Catalysts said “Being situated in one of India’s top chemical manufacturing hubs, the new facility will further expand Gulbrandsen’s global reach. It will also help Gulbrandsen serve more customers in Asia and Europe and cater to the swiftly increasing demand of Stannous Neodecanoate.”

About Gulbrandsen:

Gulbrandsen is a global chemical manufacturing company specializing in cost-efficient and high-quality chemical solutions for a range of applications. For more information on Gulbrandsen, please visit www.gulbrandsen.com.