DSM to Expand Capacity of High-Performance Plastics
Royal DSM announced it is in the process of expanding the capacity of its specialty polymers plants in Emmen and Geleen, the Netherlands. DSM Engineering Plastics is responding to strong customer demand in high temperature polyamides (PAs) and thermoplastic copolyesters (TPC) with this expansion.
DSM Engineering Plastics capacity expansion follows solid growth in consumer electronics and automotive markets and the related increasing demand for high performance plastics such as Stanyl (PA46), ForTii (PA4T), EcoPaXX (PA410) and Arnitel (TPC). “To continue to stay in tune with our customer’s needs, we have successfully completed expansion projects for our Stanyl, ForTii and EcoPaXX product streams leading to a 50% capacity increase. We are also in the process of bringing 25% additional Arnitel capacity online in 2018”, said Paresh Bhakta, VP Global Operations at DSM Engineering Plastics.
DSM Engineering Plastics BV
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