03 July 2006 06:03 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--Invista, the integrated fibers and polymers producer, will build a nylon 6,6 yarn facility in Shanghai, China, the US-based major said on Monday.
Construction work on the 11,000 tonnes/year plant is expected to begin later in 2006, and commercial production planned for the first quarter of 2008.
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The focus will be on the automotive industry, with the company planning to make the full range of materials for airbags in the plant.
The company claimed that it was the only one with such capability in Europe, North America and
“Our ability to supply global automotive manufacturers with essentially identical products in each region of the globe will help them localise their own supply chains more efficiently,” said Daniel J Stone, Invista’s vice-president performance fibres nylon in the statement.
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