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Toray to build integrated PPS complex in South Korea

1:25 AM MDT | October 8, 2013 | Natasha Alperowicz

Toray Advanced Materials, a subsidiary of Toray Industries (Tokyo), is investing 300 billion South Korean won ($279.2 million) to build an integrated complex, which will produce polyphenylene sulfide (PPS). Sources at Toray tell CW that the plant, at Saeman'gŭm, South Korea, will be the first in the country to produce PPS, an engineering plastic used in the automotive and aircraft industries. The product can be used instead of metal and ceramics.   The project will be designed to produce 8,600 m.t./year of PPS resin and 3,300 m.t./year of PPS compounds...

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