SAITAMA CITY, JAPAN – Meltex is building a new factory in Japan and increasing production capacity in Thailand, according to reports.

Meltex, which manufactures chemicals for the semiconductor and printed circuit board industries, including electroless copper and ENIG plating chemicals, acid copper plating brighteners, and etchants, expects to supply automotive customers, particularly the electric vehicle and hybrid car markets and tier 1 and 2 suppliers. The company also wants to grow its customer base in the electronics industry, particularly producers of power modules, sensors and other high-end items.

“We are excited to work with clients and partners in developing and advancing new surface treatment chemicals for the next generation,” said Katsumi Furuhashi, president and CEO. “Our high-grade products offer solutions that easily set us apart from other players in the region.”

Meltex supports customers in Japan, South Korea, China, Taiwan, Thailand and Germany.


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