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UBE will lead the project Development of higher performance Polyurethane foams, based on polycarbonate polyols.-CARBESPOL

  UBE Corporation Europe has in Castellon (Spain) one of the world’s largest production sites of polycarbonate diols. UBE Polycarbonate diol ETERNACOLL® technology enables the formulation of unique, customizable polyurethane elastomers, which offer long lasting performance even after exposure to extreme environments, due to their greater stability, based on lower chemical reactivity, allowing polyurethane to retain its initial properties over time.   UBE will lead the pro...



Ube Industries and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Complete Merger of their Group Companies in Injection Molding Machine Businesses

  January 5, 2017   Tokyo, January 5, 2017 _ On January 1, Ube Machinery Corporation, Ltd., a group company of Ube Industries, Ltd., and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Plastic Technology Co., Ltd., a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), completed a transfer of shares relating to their respective businesses in injection molding machines. The transfer was the result of ongoing discussions following the signing of an agreement on July 29, 2016 toward integration of th...



Participation of UBE at Feiplar Composites & Feipur- (Feira e Congresso Internacionais de Composites, Poliuretano e Plásticos de Engenharia), celebrated in Sao Paulo, Brazil on November 2016

The Feiplar/Feipur event in Brazil, Sao Paulo (November 8th -10th, 2016) counted with important players from the Polyurethane segment, in which the future forecast for 2017 looks positive. The fair was busy with technical presentations happening in the morning and simultaneous technical demonstrations during the trade show hours (12:00 – 21:00). UBE Latin America delivered technical presentations regarding PCD (polycarbonate diol) and UBE Nylon for composite application.  Our collea...



The President of Valencia Region inaugurated officially the new R&D Center of UBE Corporation Europe on October 28. The infrastructure will foster cooperation with universities in Castellon and the rest of the region

The President of the Generalitat Valenciana, Ximo Puig, inaugurated the new R&D Center of the Japanese company established in Castellon (Spain). Guests attending the ceremony included the presidents of the Castellon Provincial Council, of the University and the Port, the Regional Minister of Economy,and representatives of various research institutions with whom UBE keeps close relation in the field of innovation. Mr. Bruno de Bièvre (president of UBE Corporation Europe) and Mr. Masah...



UBE will increase nylon production capacity by 40 thousand tons at its plant in Spain. The company will also give an impulse to its compounding activities with a new facility on its site

Castellon, October 14th, 2016. UBE has announced that it will invest in additional nylon manufacturing capacity at its subsidiary, UBE Corporation Europe of Castellon (Spain), in order to meet growing global demand for high added-value nylon. The expansion will add 40,000 metric tons to the current production capacity, for a total of 70,000 annual metric tons, and it is expected to start operation at the beginning of 2018. A facility for compounding will also be completed at the same site. The...



UBE takes part in the Castellon Work Forum

Last October 5th, the 2nd Work Forum of Castellón (Spain) took place at the local Chamber of Commerce. UBE participated as one on the companies involved in efforts to promote the employment progress of the region. Work forum is the biggest and most important meeting point in Castellon for companies looking for professionals and those willing to find a good opportunity in any of the firms of the region. Our representative Ms. Irene Falomir, attended, to attract talent and promote the UBE...