Materials Innovator Announces New Name, Stronger Relationship with Global NAGASE Group

December 16, 2020

DELAWARE, OH, December 16, 2020 — Engineered Materials Systems, Inc. (EMS), a global formulator and manufacturer of adhesives, conductives, and encapsulants, has announced an upcoming change of its name. Effective January 1, 2021, the company will become Nagase ChemteX America Corporation (NCU), signifying its deepening integration with Japanese-based parent company, NAGASE.

Pictured: Todd Irion, President & COO and Yohei Hamano, VP of Strategy in front of the Delaware, Ohio Headquarters


For more than 20 years, EMS has formulated state-of-the-art acrylics, epoxies, silicones, and urethanes, identifying and addressing market needs within a wide range of industries. Under the new name, Nagase ChemteX America Corporation plans to continue its innovative, customer-centric business model, while enjoying the added resources and technologies available to a NAGASE Group company.

About Engineered Materials Systems, Inc.

Engineered Materials Systems, Inc. (EMS) is a global formulator and manufacturer of adhesives, conductives, and encapsulants serving the appliance, automotive, filter, lighting, medical, and microelectronics markets. Based in Delaware, OH, EMS provides innovative and cost effective solutions for original equipment manufacturers and is committed to designing materials for specific customer needs.

EMS is part of NAGASE Group, a public company with $8 billion in annual revenue. Founded in Kyoto, Japan in 1832 as a specialized purveyor of dyes and chemicals, NAGASE now has 100+ group companies and more than 6,000 team members. Spanning 27 countries and regions, NAGASE connects the world with high-end materials and technologies.

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