Specialty Resins

Panolam rounds out our product portfolio with an offering of Specialty Resins. Using state of the art technology, Panolam produces high-quality polyester and melamine-formaldehyde resin products for a wide variety of end use applications.

All of our products exhibit short lead times for production, excellent lot-to-lot consistency, exceptional clarity and low color and low reactive by-products. Powder coating resins are offered for Hybrid, TGIC, Primid, Polyester, and UV-curable applications. Piothane polyols are engineered in a variety of polymer backbones, molecular weights and functionality with properties tailored to meet your application needs.

The products from Specialty Resins are designed and formulated for flexibility, variety, and quality. Along with helping customers maintain a competitive edge in their markets, our goals are to make doing business simple and effective, provide customization to meet our customer’s needs and to deliver products and services on time, every time.

Located in Auburn, Maine, Panolam® Specialty Resins designs, develops, manufactures and markets:
  • Piomel melamine-formaldehyde saturating and wet strength resins,
  • Pioester polyester resins used primarily in powder coatings, molding compounds, saturants, and gelcoats,
  • Piothane polyester resins used in a variety of polyurethane-based products such as coatings, adhesives, sealants, elastomers, thermoplastics, foams, and microcellular products.