SABIC to increase PP composite resin capacity in Belgium

24 July 2012 12:30  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business is to expand the capacity OF its long-glass fibre-filled polypropylene composite resins in Genk, Belgium, to meet rapidly growing demand from automotive customers, the Saudi Arabia-based company said on Tuesday.

A new production line, which started being built in June, is expected to start up in the second half of 2013.

Details on capacity and cost of the expansion were not disclosed.

In November 2011, SABIC Innovative Plastics opened a specialty PP compounding operation in Bay St Louis, Mississippi, in the US.

By: Dolly Wu
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