Evonik Plans Further Capacity Expansion for PA12
Evonik Industries AG, Essen, Germany, plans to expand capacities for the specialty polymer polyamide (PA) 12. First, the Group is significantly expanding its existing plant in Marl, Germany; second, the Executive Board has now approved preliminary and basic planning for a large new PA12 production facility in Asia. The 5,000-metric-ton capacity expansion in Marl is expected to start operating in 2012. The Asian facility, which will provide a very significant expansion of 20,000 metric tons, is scheduled for completion within three years; it now awaits the approval of the company’s different bodies.
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