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Plastics supply / China: Ticona adds LCP capacity

Article-Plastics supply / China: Ticona adds LCP capacity

Thrermoplastics supplier Ticona ( plans to build a new 7000 tonne/yr plant in Nanjing, China for its Vectra liquid crystal polymer (LCP). The facility is projected to be operational in 2010.

Ticona has ben busy building its capacity in China. Earlier this year it started supply from there of its Celstran long fiber reinforced thermoplastic (LFRT) compounds, and a plant for its  GUR brand of ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMW-PE) just started operating. The supplier also is adding compounding capacity there, with that slated to come onstream in the first quarter of 2009, and plans are being developed for construction of a new site for acetal copolymer (POM). 

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