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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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.

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.

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