Mitsui Chemicals has launched its new manufacturing and sales company for performance compounds, Mitsui Chemicals Functional Composites (Shanghai).

“We will undertake every effort to make a significant contribution to the development of the automotive and packaging industries in China together with our customers through environmentally friendly, safe, and stable plant operations,” said MFS president, Hideshi Kawachi.

MFS is situated in Eastern China and targets China’s automotive and packaging material markets.

Earlier this year, the company started manufacture and sales of Milastomer, a thermoplastic elastomer used in automotive window frames and as interior material and Admer, an adhesive polyolefin used in automotive fuel tanks and food packaging materials.

The Mitsui Chemicals Group, through Mitsui Chemicals Functional Composites (Shanghai) operations, will expand manufacturing, sales, and technical services for its to further strengthen and expand its compound business.