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, OH 43215 US

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Hexion self-extinguishing epoxy resin
Hexion has introduced Epon FlameX, a halogen-free, non-particulate, non-additive chemistry for epoxies that provides strong fire/smoke/toxicity (FST) performance in aerospace applications.

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Hexion receives approval for DIP financing
The company expects to emerge from Chapter 11 in summer of 2019.

Qora architectural cladding panel

Architectural cladding composite unveiled
Arcitell, a manufacturer of residential siding products, has unveiled a lightweight fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) panel that replicates traditional brick, stone or wood siding.

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Boston SAMPE to highlight advanced composite driver-side commercial passenger car door project
The featured project is an example of an automated low-cycle time solution that enables composites to become a viable alternative to metals in high rate automotive manufacturing.

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Hexion files for bankruptcy
The global thermoset resin leader filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization for its U.S. operations on April 1 and has been approved for debtor-in-possession financing.

Danobat military transport plane

Proving viability of dry fabrics, infusion for large aerostructures
Danobat’s ADMP is used to produce a wing demonstrator with non-crimp fabrics.

Hexion JEC 2019 battery cover

JEC World 2019: Hexion
Hexion featured several new products at JEC World 2019 designed to meet stringent electric vehicle application requirements.

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Hexion introduces two-component epoxy solution for aerospace composites production
The solution is based on Hexion’s EPIKOTE system and uses a metering and mixing agent from Hübers.

AZL OPTO-Light project for thermoplastic-overmolded thermoset composites parts

Thermoplastic overmolded thermosets, 2-minute cycle, one cell
Adhesive-free, functionalized hybrid composites enabled by industry-first, integrated molding cell.

JEC World composites show

JEC World 2019 Preview
The JEC World trade show and conference, the largest composites event in the world, will be held at the Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center, March 12-14, 2019.

A highly-manufacturable, high-performance hang glider
A small Swiss company has developed a fast and easily deployed manufacturing method for producing a competition-worthy rigid hang glider.              

FRP

Overcoming barriers to adoption of structural autocomposites
Although much attention has been focused on material costs and development of high-rate, automated manufacturing processes for structural autocomposites, production of viable products depends on the ability to design and simulate the structures for these exciting new FRP applications. 

aquila drone

Drones: Composite UAVs take flight
First seen in defense applications, unpiloted aircraft development is surging in the commercial world, enabled by a host of new material, process and assembly technologies.

Composites Pavilion at AIA 2018
New composite products for architecture/construction and student designs innovate how composites can be used.

SAMPE 2018 new products target next-generation aircraft
The broader aerospace world might be patiently waiting for Boeing to officially announce plans to develop its New Middle-Market Airplane (NMA, or 797), tabbed as a replacement for the 757, but suppliers aren’t sitting on their hands.

FastRTM project demonstrates manufacturing of complex, net-shape composite parts
Automated production platform developed by a French industry consortium utilizes an epoxy resin system from Hexion Inc.

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Hexion partners with KDC for high-volume automotive composites
Hexion Inc. has signed an agreement with Kangde Composites Co. Ltd. to collaborate on high volume carbon fiber production methods for use in the automotive market.

JEC World 2018 crowded aisle.

JEC World 2018: The highlights
JEC World is the composites industry’s largest trade show and did not disappoint this year.

Hexion's Hexi-Bag materials storage system for wind blade manufacturing.

Hexion products target wind blade production
Hexion Inc. has introduced a new tackifying spray system as well as new epoxy bonding paste and resin repair kits for use in wind turbine rotor blade maintenance.

Fast and Faster: Rapid-cure resins drive down cycle times
New systems include sub-1-minute cures ideal for higher automotive production volumes.

Plant tour: Diamond Aircraft Austria, Wiener Neustadt, Austria
Composites use among general aviation manufacturers is are far from unusual, but none apply them quite like this airframer does.

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