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Invista to Locate New ADN Facility at Orange, TX
1:16 PM MDT | August 14, 2012 | Lindsey Bewley
Invista says it has selected its Orange, TX, production facility as the initial location to install its next-generation adiponitrile (ADN) technology. ADN is a critical intermediate used to manufacture nylon 6,6. The new technology—which includes a proprietary catalyst—is expected to boost product yields, reduce energy consumption and carbon dioxide emissions, enhance the stability of the ADN manufacturing process, and reduce capital intensity versus competing technologies, Invista says. The project to convert the Orange site to the new...
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