25 October 2000 04:08 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (CNI)--Acordis will invest in further expanding output of its haemodialysis diapes membrane at its Membrana subsidiary in Wuppertal, Germany, CNI was informed Wednesday.
By mid-2001, Membrana will have sufficient capacity to supply diapes for 6m dialysers/year, equivalent to over 6% of the global market, Acordis said in a statement.
Membrana will invest more than Euro10.0m ($8.4m) and further expansion is planned, the statement added.
Diapes, introduced last year, is a new family of haemodialysis membranes.
According to Acordis, about 20% of haemodialysis patients are treated with Membrana products - a total of 20m treatments/year.
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