Kaneka Belgium NV is a subsidiary of Kaneka Corporation, a leading technology-driven chemical company, with headquarters in Osaka and Tokyo, Japan. Kaneka offers a wide range of products and has its worldwide manufacturing and marketing organization. Kaneka is a major global player in the field of macromolecular and fermentation technology, and offers innovative solutions in four strategic domains: “Materials,” “Health Care,” “Quality of Life,” and “Nutrition.”
Kaneka Belgium was founded in 1970 as the first Japanese chemical production unit in Europe. The company’s plant and headquarters are located in Westerlo, Belgium.
Kaneka Belgium NV has three production sites, operating in the field of high-performance MBS and acrylic polymers, liquid polymers, and lightweight foamed plastics. Furthermore, Kaneka Belgium NV provides logistic, commercial and marketing activities for a variety of Kaneka originated products.
During Compounding World 2018, Kaneka will highlight and showcase the latest Kane Ace™ impact modifiers which can be applied to a wide range of engineered materials. They are designed to improve the impact performance of engineering plastics, such as polyesters, polyamides, and polycarbonate blends. They provide an excellent balance between impact resistance, modulus, and viscosity with extraordinary good retention of heat distortion temperatures.