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Honeywell Boosts Nylon

1:44 PM MDT | April 25, 2007 | Chemical Week Editorial Staff

Honeywell says it has increased output of its nylon resins at Chesterfield, VA by 10% through a series of productivity improvements. The company did not disclose capacity details. The additional production will boost supply of Honeywell’s high-viscosity resins, which are suitable for packaging applications, the company says. The Chesterfield plant produces specialty nylon and nylon copolymers. Honeywell has a swap agreement with BASF, in which it supplies specialty nylon and nylon copolymers to BASF from its Columbia, SC facility in return for nylon chips...

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