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Lanxess Builds Nylon Plastics Plant at Antwerp

4:45 AM MDT | May 31, 2012 | Sotirios Frantzanas

Lanxess has announced an investment of €75 million ($93 million) for the construction of a plant to make nylon engineering plastics at the company's Antwerp complex. The new facility will have a production capacity of 90,000 m.t./year, and is scheduled to begin operations in the first quarter of 2014, the company says. The new high-tech plastics plant will make Antwerp the hub of Lanxess's global nylon business, because it will be built next to the company's caprolactam facility. The project is expected to enable Lanxess to "supply our global network of...

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