Hexion Inc.

A leading global producer of epoxy specialty resins, modifiers and curing agents, serving the automotive, oilfield, electronics, architectural and industrial coatings, wind energy, paint, packaging, power generation and distribution, aerospace, rail, marine and construction industries.

180 E. Broad St., Ste. 1103
Columbus, NY 43215 US

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As Seen In CompositesWorld

Webinar: Styrene-free epoxy for SMC
CompositesWorld is hosting a free Hexion-sponsored webinar on Aug. 30 at 10:00 a.m. EDT titled, “New Epoxy Systems Enabling Styrene-free High-performance SMC Manufacturing.”

SMC in transportation

SMC: Old dog, more tricks
In the sheet molding compound renaissance, the advent of new resins and compounds are broadening the definition and application of this versatile family of composites.

Composite submersibles: Under pressure in deep, deep waters
Manned deepsea exploration calls for a highly engineered composites solution that saves weight and preserves life — at 6,500-psi service pressure.

Hexion launches low free formaldehyde phenolic
Hexion Inc. (Columbus, OH, US) is introducing a new phenolic resin for composites with an ultra-low free formaldehyde (ULEF) content of less than 0.1%.

JEC World 2017: Show report, part 1
JEC World 2017 was, by almost any measure, the biggest and busiest JEC event yet, and exhibitors came with much to show the world of composites about innovation in materials, equipment and technology.

JEC World 2017 exhibit preview
JEC World will be held March 14-16 in Paris. CW previews some of the products and technologies that will be at the show.

Plant Tour: Aeris Energy — Wind blade economics
Side story to Plant Tour: Aeris Energy, Caucaia, Brazil.

CW Plant Tour: Aeris Energy, Caucaia, Brazil
This young, up-and-coming wind blade manufacturer was founded to serve the Brazilian wind energy market, but it’s poised to do much more.

Composites in Class A body panels: Evolution continues
Low-density SMCs lead the way as fiber-reinforced polymers make headway in auto components that must please the eye.

Hexion to build new technology center in Germany
The new facility will house research and development activities including the Transportation Research and Application Center (TRAC), which develops technology solutions to enable growth of composites for the automotive industry.

In Brazil, where the wind blows and blows
CW editor Jeff Sloan is in northeastern Brazil this week, getting an up-close look at the Brazilian wind market, and a dynamic manufacturer of wind blades.

BMW 7 Series Plant: Dingolfing, Germany
Via four different manufacturing methods, CFRP goes mainstream in automated multi-material BIW and assembly operations at BMW’s busiest plant.

Day One highlights from 2016 CFK Valley Stade Conference
Automotive and aerospace developments led Day One including bio-inspired designs, BMW 7 Series firsts and amping GLARE fuselage production to meet 70 aircraft/month.

Melding aesthetics with structure
A stairwell shroud recently installed on a Michigan university campus could be a bellwether for the expansion of composites into architectural applications previously considered out of reach.

Webinar: Epoxy in mass-produced automotive composites
The free Hexion-sponsored webinar, on July 27 at 2 p.m. EDT, is titled, "New Developments for Mass Production of Epoxy Automotive Composites."

SPE’s Automotive Composites Conference Preview
Automotive composites continues to draw global audience to the Motor City in 2016.

BMW cars again a composites showcase at JEC World 2016
BMW AG (Wolfsburg, Germany), already notable for its progressive use of composite materials in its i3 and i8 automobiles, provided the Parisian canvas for a palate of composites innovations.

JEC World 2016, the full report
CompositesWorld's editors report on the technologies and products that caught our eye at JEC World 2016, in early March.

The matrix (2017)
The matrix binds the fiber reinforcement, gives the composite component its shape and determines its surface quality. A composite matrix may be a polymer, ceramic, metal or carbon. Here's a guide to selection.

New supercar features glass and carbon panels
The key to the lightweight panels is a bespoke resin infusion composite process from Hexion.

Product Categories of Hexion Inc.

Materials
  • Matrix resins, thermoplastic
    • Polyethylene
    • Polyimide
    • Polystyrene
    • Polyurethane
  • Matrix resins, thermoset
    • Phenolic
    • Vinyl ester
    • Epoxy
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure
      • Epoxy, 350 F cure
      • Epoxy, toughened
  • Adhesives
    • Epoxy
      • Epoxy, Film
      • Epoxy, Foam
      • Epoxy, Hot melt
      • Epoxy, Paste
      • Epoxy, Solvent-based
      • Epoxy, Water-based
      • Epoxy, Other
    • Methyl methacrylate (MMA)
      • Methyl methacrylate (MMA), Film
      • Methyl methacrylate (MMA), Foam
      • Methyl methacrylate (MMA), Other
  • Gel coats
    • Chemical-/corrosion-resistant
    • Fire-retardant
    • General-purpose
    • Marine
  • Coatings and sizings
    • Sizings
  • Casting resins
    • Epoxy
    • Unsaturated polyester
    • Other casting resins
  • Fillers
    • Wollastonite
    • Other fillers
  • Catalysts, promoters and curing agents
    • Curing agents, amines
    • Curing agents, others
    • Hardeners
    • Other catalysts/promoters
  • Resin additives & modifiers
    • Flame/smoke-suppressant additives
    • Foaming agents
    • Low-profile additives
    • Thickening agents
    • Toughening agents
    • UV stabilizers
    • Viscosity control agents
    • Other additives/modifiers