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FMC breaks ground for MCC manufacturing facility in Thailand

7:59 AM MDT | March 21, 2013 | Francinia Protti-Alvarez

FMC broke ground on its new microcrystalline cellulose (MCC) manufacturing facility at Rayong, Thailand, the company announced today.  The company will invest more than $100 million in the region's first fully integrated colloidal MCC manufacturing and blending site to supply the growing Asia market. The Rayong facility will initially manufacture colloidal MCC, which is widely used as a key ingredient in food and beverages. "This state-of-the-art site, which increases our global MCC capacity for the food industry by 35%, will allow us to more easily and...

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