Yuen Liang Industrial & Co Ltd. (YL), a privately owned manufacturer of petroleum resins for a wide range of industrial applications, has acquired the ability to manufacture different kinds of C-9 resin products for numerous applications, including offset and gravure inks.
Established in 1975, Yuen Liang Industrial & Co Ltd.’s main manufacturing facility is located in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, R.O.C. YL’s products are global, and are sold in such diverse places as Europe, North and South America, the Middle and Far East, Africa, and Asia. YL is ISO 9001 and REACH certified.
For the past 37 years, YL has acquired the ability to manufacture different kinds of C-9 resin products to help customers manufacture their products better. To achieve this goal, YL keeps investing in their R&D, enriching employee training, broadening their after-sales services and enhancing cooperation with various customers. YL's vision is to grow with their precious customers everyday.
YL’s manufacturing and raw material flexibility allows them to provide and supply products for various applications, including lithographic printing ink, gravure Ink, paint, hot melt adhesive, contact adhesive, rubber compound, color asphalt and wetter in plastics and filler.
YL’s R&D team is responsible for new product development to meet the needs of customers and to respond to market demands. They also work with the technical service and manufacturing teams to assist the customer and help them achieve optimum application performance as well as helping the customer solve technical problem. Together, the R&D, technical service and manufacturing teams provide material qualification, feed blend qualification and assist in process improvement and problem solving. YL's market representatives are not only salespeople, but each has laboratory experience and is fully trained to know and understand the complete line of YL products and their application.
As for new products, the YL-series has a lighter color product line with a maximum Gardner color of 6 with good solubility in various hydrocarbon oil. The SK-series is a standard resin for various applications. The GA-series is a more economic type. They are compatible with ester, ketone, and aromatic and aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents. They can be used as a modifying resin with rosin, phenolic resin, epoxy resin, rubber, vinyl resin, plasticizer or vegetable oil.
With low cost, low solution viscosity and high solubility, these low molecular weight hydrocarbon resins can be manufactured into various dispersion vehicles to develop flush color and can also be used as a modifying resin in letdown varnish to improve overall solubility.