News and Events

Notification of SoarnoL and Soarlite Price Increase

Tuesday 15th March 2022

The recent geopolitical events have caused a substantial hike in costs especially on energy and fuel. These additional charges are impacting the manufacturing costs of SoarnoL™ EVOH.

Notification of SoarnoL™, Soarlite™ and Soaresin™ Price Increase

Tuesday 1st February 2022

Effective March 1, 2022 Mitsubishi Chemical UK Ltd will increase the selling price for all grades of SoarnoL™, Soarlite™ and Soaresin™ in EMEA.

Notification of SoarnoL™ Global Price Increase

Monday 1st November 2021

Effective December 1, 2021 Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation will increase the selling price for all grades of SoarnoL™, Soaresin™ and Soarlite™.

SoarnoL™ Price Increase Announcement September 2021

Friday 27th August 2021

Effective September 15, 2021 Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation will increase the selling price for
all grades of SoarnoL™, Soaresin™ and Soarlite™.

SoarnoL™ and Soaresin Price Increase Announcement June 2021

Friday 21st May 2021

Announcing an increase of €0.26/kg for all Soarnol™ and Soaresin grades, effective from 1st June 2021.

SoarnoL™ and Soaresin Price Increase Announcement February 2021

Friday 15th January 2021

To ensure we continue to meet our customers' and market future requirements, we are announcing an increase for SoarnoL™ and Soaresin grades effective from 1st February 2021.

Nippon Gohsei Europe becomes MCPP Europe GmbH

Thursday 7th May 2020

From April 15th, Nippon Gohsei Europe GmbH, has changed its name to MCPP Europe GmbH.

K 2019 - The World’s No. 1 Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber

Wednesday 31st July 2019

Our Global Sales & Marketing and Technical Team will be available in OA Hall 4 / 04.1 under the name of Mitsubishi Chemical and will be pleased to discuss many of our products.

Mitsubishi Chemical to Boost U.S. Production of SoarnoL™ EVOH Resin

Tuesday 23rd April 2019

Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (MCC; Head office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President: Masayuki Waga) today announced that it has decided to increase the annual production capacity of SoarnoL™ ethylene vinyl alcohol copolymer (EVOH) resin by 3,000 tons to 41,000 tons at its consolidated subsidiary Noltex L.LC. (Noltex; Head office: Texas, the U.S., President: Kuniyoshi Asano). The production increase is slated to take effect in the Summer of 2020.

Soarnol Price Increase Announcement - 1st January 2019

Monday 12th November 2018

At Nippon Gohsei, we take pride in providing our customers with highly advanced SoarnoL™ products along with intensive technical support and service.

NIPPON GOHSEI Europe be exhibiting at the EISENWARENMESSE - International Hardware Fair Cologne

Tuesday 30th January 2018

Nippon Gohsei Europe will attend the exhibition Eisenwarenmesse from 4th - 7th March 2018 in Cologne, Germany.

NIPPON GOHSEI Attend interpack 2017

Thursday 23rd March 2017

As the world's leading trade fair, it is the major inspiration for the packaging industry and all related process technologies.

Research Towards the First 100% Biodegradable Multilayer and Barrier Packaging

Wednesday 9th November 2016

NIPPON GOHSEI, PLASTIENVASE and AINIA CENTRO TECNOLÓGICO are working on a joint research project which aims to develop the first packaging for processed meat products made with multilayer materials and gas barrier, entirely biodegradable and compostable.

Nippon Gohsei to Present at Agricultural Film 2016

Thursday 28th July 2016

Nippon Gohsei will be giving a presentation at Agricultural Film 2016, to be held on 20-22 September 2016 at the Crowne Plaza Barcelona Fira Center, Barcelona.

Notice of Force Majeure

Wednesday 20th April 2016

Further to our notification published on April 18th, please be informed of our force majeure declaration for all products of Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVOH) produced at this plant effective immediately. Products produced at this plant that are impacted include: Gohsenol™, Gohsenx™, and Nichigo G-Polymer™.

Kumamoto Earthquake, April 2016

Monday 18th April 2016

Earthquake damage at Kumamoto Plant, Japan.


Sunday 10th April 2016

NIPPON GOHSEI will be attending the K-Show 2016 between 19th - 26th October 2016 in Dusseldorf, Germany in Hall 07A at Stand 7AC30.

NIPPON GOHSEI at Drupa 2016

Friday 1st April 2016

drupa 2016....Experience how the impressive technologies of tomorrow will move the print media industry and drive it to develop an appeal of its own.

Aircraft Interiors Expo 2016

Tuesday 1st March 2016

Nippon Gohsei Europe GmbH will exhibit on Aircraft Interiors Expo from 5th - 7th April 2016 in Hamburg.

NIPPON GOHSEI Attend Food Processing & Packaging Exposyum

Tuesday 1st September 2015

NIPPON GOHSEI are attending the Food Processing & Packaging Exposyum in Nairobi, Kenya from 3rd November to 5th November 2015.

NIPPON GOHSEI at arabplast 2015

Friday 5th December 2014

NIPPON GOHSEI will be exhibiting at the largest plastics, petrochemicals and rubber industry trade show in MENA region.

Glasstec International Trade Fair

Wednesday 1st October 2014

NIPPON GOHSEI Europe will exhibit at the world’s leading trade fair for the glass industry. Tuesday 21st - Friday 24th October 2014.

Capacity Expansion of Hi-Selon™ (Water-Soluble PVA Film)

Wednesday 30th July 2014

NIPPON GOHSEI is pleased to confirm it will be expanding the production of Hi-Selon™.

SoarnoL™ Price Increase Announcement

Monday 14th July 2014

SoarnoL™ Price Increase Announcement.

NIPPON GOHSEI Attend interpack 2014

Monday 10th March 2014

As the world's leading trade fair, it is the major inspiration for the packaging industry and all related process technologies.

NIPPON GOHSEI attends V International Seminar

Saturday 1st February 2014

NIPPON GOHSEI attends V International Seminar in Valencia, Spain.

NIPPON GOHSEI Attend interplastica 2014

Wednesday 1st January 2014

NIPPON GOHSEI Attend interplastica 2014.

We are AEO certified – your advantage

Friday 6th September 2013

As of September 2013 NIPPON GOHSEI (UK) Limited has been certified as an AEO (Authorised Economic Operator) – "customs simplifications/security and safety" (AEO-F) as defined by the European Union regulations.

NIPPON GOHSEI Attend K2013 October 16 – October 23, 2013

Thursday 1st August 2013

The world’s No. 1 trade fair for plastics and rubber, to be staged from Wednesday, 16th October to Wednesday, 23rd October 2013 between 10am and 6.30pm, will occupy all the halls (1-17) of the Düsseldorf Trade Fair Center.

NIPPON GOHSEI First to Achieve Global Confirmity Under the PED

Monday 1st January 2007

NIPPON GOHSEI has successfully completed what is believed to be the first Global Conformity Assessment, under the Pressure Equipment Directive (PED), of a Polymer Manufacturing Plant built in Europe.