- Driven by its continued business success and fast-growing global customer-base, SAPICI is going to further increase its aliphatic product offering differentiation and flexibility, along with adding more capacity to sustain its dynamic commercial strategy worldwide.
- This new significant investment in two SAPICI’s modern and large plants in Italy and China accelerates the implementation of the company’s strategy to strengthen and further expand its qualified presence in the global polyurethane speciality chemicals industry.
Driven by its continuous business success and commitment to sustainable growth, SAPICI Spa disclosed its new multi-million Euro investment. The investment is aimed at both expanding in San Cipriano Po (IT) the aliphatic derivative product range that the company manufactures in Italy and commercialises through direct sales and its capillary network of distributors, and at further developing the production capacity of the Zhuhai (PRC) Facility improving its ability to provide its fast-growing customer base in China and in the Asia region with a wider portfolio of locally manufactured, speciality and tailor-made products and services.
“We are rapidly progressing with the implementation of our company’s new multi-million Euro investment decision in Italy and China. We are going to extend our aliphatic production output and our ability to provide our clients with new, customised and competitive speciality chemicals products and services worldwide,” commented Cristian Furiosi, SAPICI General Manager. “This new significant investment in the production of isocyanic prepolymers and hardeners for coating and adhesives will allow our large and technologically advanced manufacturing plants in San Cipriano Po (Italy, inaugurated in 2004) and Zhuhai (China, 2006) to produce a wider range of speciality and customised products that we will use to serve our clients globally and – specifically from Zhuhai – the Asia regional market.
SAPICI has developed extensive in-house engineering know-how that allows it to design and run its large manufacturing plants while maintaining the necessary flexibility in terms of production range and volumes. At the completion of the on-going works, the company’s plant in San Cipriano Po will be able to synthesise 100% solid content products as well as to prepare customised dilutions and derivatives for every sector and coating needs, including wood, coil, automotive, and others. By enlarging our isocyanic prepolymers and hardeners manufacturing capabilities in Zhuhai we are going to further enhance our customised offering and level of service to our clients in the region; SAPICI’s speciality products offering in China and Asia is currently sourced also from Italy, and we have decided to further improve our local ability to directly support our clients’ growth, differentiation and success. Furiosi elaborated, “This new large investment in Italy and China will expand SAPICI’s product range and the company’s ability to develop, manufacture and commercialise low free-monomer isocyanate prepolymers for special applications. SAPICI plans to significantly increase its participation in international projects for the development of innovative polyurethane-based solutions in various applications and industries, including aerospace.