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Ube expands nylon-6 capacity in Spain

1:03 AM MDT | October 18, 2012 | Deepti Ramesh

Ube Industries says it has decided to build additional manufacturing capacity for nylon-6 at the production site of its Ube Engineering Plastics (Castellón, Spain) subsidiary, in order to meet growing demand for high added-value nylon in the European and North American markets. The expansion will add 10,000 m.t./year of production capacity and is expected to start operations in March 2015. Ube Engineering Plastics, which was established in 2001, produces and sells nylon resins, and employs 55 people. Ube currently manufactures 53,000 m.t./year of nylon-6...

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