IHS Chemical Week

Markets :: Plastics :: Polypropylene

Mitsui Chemicals Plans PP Compound Expansions in China, Thailand, and North America

5:15 AM MDT | April 24, 2008 | Deepti Ramesh

Mitsui Chemicals and its subsidiary Prime Polymer Co. (Tokyo) say they have decided to increase polypropylene (PP) compound production capacity in China, Mexico, Thailand, and the U.S. by a combined 73,000 m.t./year, taking total capacity to 375,000 m.t./year. The expansion in capacity is expected to be completed by the end of 2009. This move is in response to growing demand for PP-based automotive materials in Asia and North America, Mitsui says. The capacity expansion is in addition to a 15,000-m.t./year PP compounding plant that Mitsui is building at Neemrana...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Not an IHS Chemical Week member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine in print or digital format
  • Critical daily news and analysis on chemweek.com
  • Free mobile edition 
  • 20+ years of online archives
  • Topical e-newsletters that capture the most impactful events
  • Special issues with a regional or company focus
  • Global Outlook issue

Subscribe now

100% Satisfaction Guarantee
If at any time you are not completely satisfied with IHS Chemical Week, simply notify us and we'll refund the balance of your paid subscription - no problem.

Learn more about group subscriptions and site licenses.


contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa