Investment in Expancel Factory in Sweden Announced by Akzo Nobel

Akzo Nobel is investing in its Industrial Products plant in Sweden to increase the production capacity of Expancel expandable microspheres. The investment is driven by increased global demand for the microspheres, which have various applications including printing inks, paint additives, and paper production. The expansion project is expected to create new jobs and strengthen Expancel's market position. The microspheres consist of a polymer shell encapsulating a gas, and when heated, the gas increases in pressure, resulting in a significant increase in volume.

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