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Amfine Chemical Corporation

About Amfine Chemical



Amfine Chemical Corporation is a strategic joint venture of ADEKA Corporation, Mitsubishi Corporation and Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas) founded in 1994. Today, Amfine manufactures and markets a wide variety of specialty plastic additives, including high performance antioxidants, light stabilizers, nucleating agents, halogen-free flame retardants, high-performance antioxidants, and heavy metal free heat stabilizers for PVC. These products add value and provide special effects in numerous applications, including automotive, building and construction materials, electrical and electronics, packaging, and others.

Amfine established its own manufacturing plant in Hopkinsville, Kentucky in 2000, which was expanded in 2011. The ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified plant is a shining example of ADEKA's advanced manufacturing technology and earned the 2001 National Design-Build Award of Excellence in the "Best Project-Industrial / Process Sector" by the Design-Build Institute of America. Today the Kentucky plant produces advanced plastic additives as well as PVC heat stabilizers.

In 2012, AM Stabilizers Corporation was established as a wholly owned subsidiary of Amfine to manage the PVC stabilizers business acquired from the Halstab Division of Hammond Group, Inc. AMS is a global supplier of high quality liquid and powder heat stabilizers for both flexible and rigid PVC applications, and also the world’s leading supplier of barium and calcium intermediates used in the production of liquid mixed metal stabilizers for PVC. Please visit for additional information.

Amfine's customers are backed by the efforts of hundreds of dedicated researchers and technical personnel around the world, including those at ADEKA's new state-of-the-art Urawa R&D Laboratory that serves as the global technical center of polymer additives operations. The products presented here represent our best efforts today, with many more to come tomorrow.


About ADEKA Corporation
Adeka Corporation is a global leader in the development and manufacturing of polymer additives, offering a wide range of innovative products that provide plastics with amazing performance. Please visit for additional information.

About Mitsubishi Corporation
Mitsubishi Corporation is a global integrated business enterprise that develops and operates businesses across virtually every industry including environmental and infrastructure business, industrial finance, energy, metals, machinery, chemicals, and foods. Please visit for additional information.

About Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas)
Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas) is a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation, serving as a holding company for North American-based business entities that offer high-value-added services in a broad range of fields. Please visit for additional information.