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Mitsui Chemicals to expand PP compounds capacity in Mexico and US

12:11 AM MST | November 8, 2013 | Deepti Ramesh

Mitsui Chemicals and its Prime Polymer (Tokyo) affiliate say that they will increase production capacity for polypropylene (PP) compounds by 21,000 m.t./year at their Advanced Composites Inc. (Sidney, OH) subsidiary, and by 13,000 m.t./year at their Advanced Composites Mexicana (San Francisco de Los Romo, Mexico) subsidiary, to meet growing demand from the automotive sector. The North American automotive industry has returned to normalcy, after being hit by the global financial crisis, and the industry is expected to see significant growth in the future, Mitsui...

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