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EcoSynthetix Adds Biolatex Capacity

11:25 AM MDT | April 4, 2012 | Rebecca Coons

Biolatex binder firm EcoSynthetix (Burlington, ON) says it has commissioned an 80 million lbs/year production line at its Tennessee site, bringing its total annual capacity to 235 million pounds.     "With over 200 million pounds of capacity, we are in a strong position to supply the new customers we are winning in the paper and paperboard market as well as in new markets," says  John van Leeuwen, Chairman and CEO of EcoSynthetix. "The opportunity cost of not building enough capacity is high and our low capex model allows us to...

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