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Victrex to build polyaryletherketones plant in the UK

10:16 AM MDT | October 4, 2012 | Natasha Alperowicz

Victrex Polymer Solutions (Thornton Cleveleys, UK), a subsidiary of Victrex Plc, today announced a major expansion in polyaryletherketones (PAEK) capacity by early 2015. The company, the world’s leading producer of the high-performance polymer, will build a plant with capacity for 2,900 m.t./year. The expansion will raise Victrex’s total PAEK capacity to 7,150 m.t./year. The project reflects growth in potential demand across a wide and growing range of applications in the transport, industrial, and electronics sectors, the company says. Some of the...

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