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|22 May 2012|
Featured Company: Sekisui Pilon.
Sekisui Chemical (Japan) is a large, publicly listed Japanese Multinational Company headquartered in Tokyo Japan. It employs 22,000 people globally and has manufacturing facilities and offices in 23 countries.
It has an annual turnover of USD $10 billion.
Primary activities include Housing, urban infrastructure, high performance polymers, Medical, automotive and construction.
Sekisui Foam International is the Foam Division within the Sekisui Chemical’s HPP group. Its manufacturing activities are strategically located around the world with no less than 10 manufacturing plants including North America (2), Europe (2), Japan, Australia, Thailand, Korea, and China.
Sekisui Chemical pioneered the Physically Crosslinking foam technology and it’s the world’s largest and leading manufacturer of polyolefin based foams. Major applications include Automotive, Insulation, Construction and General Manufacturing industries.
Thermobreak™ is a leading flexible thermal insulation material made from physically (irradiation) Crosslinked closed-cell, polyolefin foam, factory bonded to pure, reinforced aluminium foil and acrylic tissue adhesive. It is Green Building compliant and a certified Green Star product. Thermobreak™ is currently manufactured in Australia and Thailand under ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 manufacturing Standards. It has been widely used in Australia, Asia Pacific, India, and Middle East since its inception in 1987 (Australia).
With a lower thermal conductivity than any other flexible insulation material, almost zero vapour permeability, and its all-in-one concept, Thermobreak™ provides superior energy saving performance, fast and simple installation, and trouble -free operation in a variety of environments.
Critical insulation performance factors such as thermal conductivity, vapour permeability, as well as fire performance, smoke density and toxicity are tested and certified by independent laboratories.
With particular emphasis on safety, Thermobreak™ has been extensively tested to various international fire and smoke standards, such as British (BS), ASTM, Australian (AS), ISO, and UL Standards. More recently, Thermobreak tube has been granted FM approval.
It is also has numerous National body approvals such as PSB, HKFS, BOMBA, Qatar Civil Defence, Bahrain Civil Defence, and Dubai Municipality.