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Invista Moves Forward with Nylon-6,6 and Intermediates Plant at Shanghai
11:26 AM MST | March 9, 2011 | Lindsey Bewley
Invista says it is moving forward with its previously announced plan to build a nylon-6,6 intermediates and polymers plant at Shanghai, China. The plant will use the company’s proprietary butadiene-based technology to produce hexamethylene diamine (HMD) and adiponitrile (ADN), along with a variety of specialty chemicals and nylon-6,6 polymer. Invista announced the plant in 2007—with start-up slated for 2010—but plans were delayed due to the economic downturn. Construction is now expected to begin in 2012, and startup is expected to commence in...
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