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Asahi Kasei Builds Electronic Materials Plant in China

6:37 AM MDT | May 14, 2012 | Deepti Ramesh

Asahi Kasei says its Asahi Kasei E-materials (Tokyo) subsidiary has begun construction of a new plant for the production of Sunfort dry film photoresist at Changshu, China. The new plant will have a production capacity of 120 million m2/year, and it is expected to start up in September 2013. Dry film is used to form circuit patterns on printed wiring boards used in PCs and tablet PCs, mobile phones and smartphones, and automotive electronics, Asahi Kasei says. The company has established a new subsidiary called Asahi Kasei Electronics Materials Changshu Co., for...

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