Kyowa Hakko Kogyo Co., Ltd. released a new branched chain polyol suitable for applications in paint, coatings, plastics, adhesives, inks, electronics and raw materials for UV coatings. The product, TOE-2000H, produces both waterborne and solvent-based polymers, and features a paraffin-like main chain with an ethoxy group side chain. TOE-2000H is also compatible with solvents and can adhere to plastics. Additionally, polyurethane polymer films using TOE-2000H exhibit enhanced transparency and volume resistivity. More Info: Kyowa Hakko USA Inc., (212) 319-5353 • Fax: (212) 421-1283 • Web: www.kyowa-usa.com.