Nov 15, 2021

Ingevity to exhibit and present Capa® caprolactone portfolio at Urethane Technology Europe 2021


NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C., Nov. 15, 2021 – Ingevity Corporation (NYSE:NGVT) will participate in Urethane Technology (UTECH) Europe 2021 in Maastricht, Netherlands from November 16-18, 2021. Dr. Norman Keane, director of innovation, engineered polymers, will present the company’s Capa S series that enables conventional production of soft thermoplastic polyurethanes without the use of plasticizers. Designed for use in wearable devices and automotive interiors, the portfolio helps maintain softness and minimize cracking during a product’s functional lifetime, simplifies formulations and lowers production costs. Ingevity will also showcase at the exhibition and its Capa S technology is a finalist in the event’s coatings, adhesive, sealants and elastomers (CASE) innovation award category.

Ingevity’s engineered polymers business is the global leader in caprolactone technology and innovation, with a 40-year history of improving performance in a wide variety of end-use products. Ingevity supplies Capa products into multiple markets, helping formulator and applicator customers make tougher, more durable, flexible and even biodegradable products.

“The Capa portfolio is a family of innovative products that address industry drivers and provide tailored solutions to meet customer challenges,” said Steve Hulme, vice president, engineered polymers, at Ingevity. “Showcasing the novel applications and unique processing and performance benefits of Capa products at UTECH Europe is an ideal opportunity to explore ways to collaborate with customers and develop solutions for new markets.”

Organized by the Crain Global Polymer Group and in association with Urethanes Technology International, UTECH Europe is the leading international exhibition and conference for the global polyurethane industry.

Dr. Keane will introduce Capa S on November 16 at 2:15 p.m. Central European Time, and the team will be on-site at stand H26 during the three-day exhibition. To learn more about Ingevity’s Capa product line and services, visit or email [email protected].

Ingevity: Purify, Protect and Enhance 

Ingevity provides products and technologies that purify, protect and enhance the world around us. Through a team of talented and experienced people, we develop, manufacture and bring to market solutions that help customers solve complex problems and make the world more sustainable. We operate in two reporting segments: Performance Chemicals, which includes specialty chemicals and engineered polymers, and Performance Materials, which includes high-performance activated carbon. These products are used in a variety of demanding applications, including asphalt paving, oil exploration and production, agrochemicals, adhesives, lubricants, publication inks, coatings, elastomers, bioplastics and automotive components that reduce gasoline vapor emissions. Headquartered in North Charleston, South Carolina, Ingevity operates from 25 locations around the world and employs approximately 1,850 people. The company is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:NGVT). For more information visit


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