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Teijin to Expand DMT Supply Capability in Japan

6:40 AM MDT | July 17, 2012 | Ian Young

Teijin has announced plans to enhance its capability to supply dimethyl terephthalate (DMT) from the company's Matsuyama, Japan production site. Teijin will add a line that processes DMT into high-purity briquettes, the form suited best for external sales, the company says. The project represents an investment of about ¥1 billion. Construction will begin in October 2012, and operations are due to start in April 2013. The project will enable Teijin to double its supply capability for DMT, to 100,000 m.t./year, making it one of the biggest suppliers of DMT, the...

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