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Fortron Completes Wilmington PPS Expansion

11:08 AM MDT | October 3, 2007 | Kate Phillips

Fortron Industries (Wilmington, NC), a joint venture between Ticona and Kureha Chemical Industry (Tokyo), says its previously announced expansion to double linear polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) at its Wilmington, NC plant will come online within the next month. The 15,000-m.t./year linear PPS facility will be the world’s largest PPS plant after the expansion, the company says. The total investment is $65 million. Fortron’s linear PPS will be used for auto and electronics...

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