JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - 19

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Tetra, the leading provider
of cycloaliphatic epoxides
Cao Xianglai
President
Jiangsu Tetra New Material
Technology Co., Ltd.

Jiangsu Tetra New Material Technology Co., LTD (Tetra) specializes in producing cycloaliphatic epoxides in China. Since its establishment in 2004, Tetra
has grown into a high-tech company specialized in R&D, production, sales,
marketing and technical service for specialty epoxides industry. Tetra's bestknown products such as TTA21, TTA26, TTA186 and TTA520 have been widely
used in the composites field.

Tetra's products have succeeded in electrical and electronic encapsulation and
insulation industries. Why do you enter
the new market of composites?
Cao Xianglai: Tetra's cycloaliphatic
epoxides products can be used in UV
coatings & inks, adhesives, electrical and
electronic encapsulation, insulation and
other industries because of its special
structure and manufacturing process
which achieve excellent performance
like weatherability, heat resistance and
electrical isolation. Composites industry
has been developing very fast in recent
years and provides enormous business
opportunities, so we keep eyes on the
development of this field continuously.
We have dispatched our specialists to
visit and assess composites exhibitions
such as SAMPE and JEC. The information
gathered from these shows brings the
opportunity to break the market restraints for us. Especially in recent years,
along with composites' development and
technology upgrades in China, Tetra's
products (TTA21 & TTA26) sales volume
mix of this field has increased from 8%
in 2013 to 17% in 2014. As the increasing
demand for Composite cable core and
CNG composite cylinders, we could expect
more promising market of TTA's products
in the near future. Furthermore, we have
developed two new heat-resistant epoxy
resins-TTA186 and TTA520 to meet the
market requirement. At present, we have
made certain progress in promoting these
two products in aerospace industry.

What is the position of your company
today in the Chinese epoxy resin market?
C.X. : Tetra has been dedicated to the
commercial production and technology
research of high-performance epoxy
resins since its establishment in 2004. The
company has provided a large number of
specialty epoxy resins both domestically
and internationally for over a decade.
For example, The sales volume of TTA21
has reached 1500MTS in 2014, of which
domestic sales takes more than 30% of
domestic market share. Currently, Tetra
is the biggest cycloaliphatic epoxy resin
producers in China. Tetra is setting up
new production lines actively in order to
expand capacity of TTA21 to 3000MTS
and TTA26 to 800MTS by the end of 2015.
Accomplishing this task will not only entrench Tetra's leading position in cycloaliphatic epoxides further, but also help
Tetra to compete internationally.
What is Tetra's competitive edge?
C.X. : When we face fierce market
competition, quality and price are two key
factors for Tetra survival and development. Comparing with local competitors,
Tetra is the only company in China who
has a full set of production equipments to
realize producing final products from initial raw materials. In addition, innovation
capability of our professional engineers
helps us to control product quality &
cost further. Recently, we have launched
strategic collaboration with multinational
companies for new product development
which avoids peer cut-throat competition.

Exploring new market is also one of our
focuses.
«Under the Dome», an investigative
report about smog presented by Chai
Jing had caused national hot discuss
on environmental protection. Would
government continuous attention impact
chemical plants business such as Tetra?
C.X. : The environment problems
disclosed from «Under the Dome» are
astonishing. As a chemical industry
enterprise, Tetra insists on safety and
environment protection which are the
basis of enterprise's growth. Chemical
industry may suffer great loss if ignoring
safety and environment protection. When
Tetra was set up, it had invested a lot
on waste treatment facilities to ensure
wastes treatment compliance with the
environmental requirement standards. In
order to further guarantee plant operation
security, we invited famous safety experts
as consultants to our plant.
What do you think about the future of
specialty epoxides?
C.X. : Accompanied by the rapid development of composites technology, the
demand for specialty epoxides will be
larger and larger, which brings bright
prospect for Tetra. We will insist on
market-oriented, quality control and cost
optimization. Through sustainable self
improvement, we will grow into a leading
global specialty epoxides manufacturer in
the near future. n
More information:
www.tetrachem.com.cn

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015

Cover
Edito
Point of view : business development
Contents
COMPANY & BUSINESS
In brief
Cluster
SME
Agenda of Events
APPLICATIONS
Sports & leisure
Safety
Sports & leisure
MARKET
Resins
FEATURE AUTOMOTIVE
Materials
Binder
Additive
CFRP
Epoxy
Hybrid polymer
QSP
CRTP
Rear axles
Tanks
Engines
RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
Fractography
Recycling
TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATIONS
Ancillary product
Vision system
Nano
Index
In the world
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - Cover
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - 2
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - Edito
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - Point of view : business development
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - 5
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - Contents
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - 7
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - In brief
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - Cluster
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - SME
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - 11
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - 12
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - 13
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - Agenda of Events
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - 15
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - Sports & leisure
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - Safety
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - Sports & leisure
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - Ad1
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - Ad2
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - 19
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - Resins
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - 21
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - 22
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - Materials
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - 24
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - Binder
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - Additive
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - 27
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - 28
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - 29
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - CFRP
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - 31
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - Epoxy
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - 33
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - Hybrid polymer
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - 35
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - QSP
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - 37
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - 38
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - CRTP
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - 40
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - 41
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - Rear axles
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - Tanks
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - Engines
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - 45
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - Fractography
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - 47
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - 48
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - 49
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - Recycling
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - 51
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - Ancillary product
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - 53
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - Vision system
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - 55
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - Nano
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - Index
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - In the world
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - 59
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #98 - July/August 2015 - 60
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