On April 1, 2012, exactly one year after its initial launch, Kyowa Hakko Chemical Americas, Inc. will be renamed KH Neochem Americas, Inc. The company will continue to operate from it current corporate offices in Schaumburg, Ill, United States.
The move is concurrent with that of Tokyo-based parent company Kyowa Hakko Chemical Co., Ltd., which will officially change its name to KH Neochem, Ltd. on that same date.
KH Neochem Americas’ broad line of products includes synthetic fatty acids, specialty diols, functional monomers and other high-performance chemicals based on proprietary synthesis technologies. Lubricants, adhesives, agricultural chemicals, coatings, cosmetics and toiletries are among the many industry categories in which the products perform key roles.
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