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Invista breaks ground on Shanghai nylon-6,6 expansion

9:17 AM MDT | March 26, 2014 | Lindsay Frost

Invista announced today that it has broken ground on a new hexamethylenediamine (HMD) and nylon-6,6, polymer plants at the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park. These are a part of Invista’a plans for integrated nylon-6,6 facilities in the Chinese market. Capacity costs have not been disclosed. “We believe that China is driving global nylon demand growth, and the use of nylon-6,6 intermediates and polymer in the region will be increasing,” says Warren Primeaux, president/intermediates at Invista. “The new facilities will enable Invista to...

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