Based in the federal state of Saxony-Anhalt, BYK Kometra produces special surface-active copolymers, which are used in many applications as adhesion promoters and impact modifiers. These plastic modifiers create the conditions for processing normally incompatible materials and are used in a large number of technical applications, such as in the automotive industry.
The new production building, which cost in the region of €7 million, was only completed several days before. It had become a necessity in order to satisfy the ever-increasing global demand for high-performance plastic modifiers.
“We are delighted,” says Dr. Zakrzewski, managing director marketing and sales at BYK Additives & Instruments, “that this new production building here at the Schkopau site enables us, on the one hand, to send a positive signal on behalf of not only the people employed here but also the Saalekreis region as a whole and, on the other, to expand our production capacities of plastic modifiers by approximately 50%.”