"The decision came in response to existing as well as new long-term supplier agreements, in most cases with strategic customers. Contracts are already in place covering the greater part of the sales volume for additional quantities," Kramer said.
The plans foresee upping capacity in Belgium from 115,000 tonnes/yr to 175,000 tonnes/yr. A second plant with a capacity of 160,000 tonnes/yr is to be built to back up the existing facility. These additions will come on stream by 2008.-Robert Colvin; [email protected]