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Polyplastics Completes Acquisition of LCP Monomer Supplier in Germany

7:40 AM MDT | September 5, 2012 | Natasha Alperowicz

Polyplastics (Tokyo) says it has completed the acquisition of LCP Leuna Carboxylation Plant (Leuna, Germany), a supplier of p-hydroxybenzoate (p-HBA), a key monomer used in liquid crystal polymers (LCP), from Infatrade (UK), in London. LCPs are mainly used in electronic parts of cutting-edge IT devices such as smartphones and tablet computers. Polyplastics says it is the leading manufacturer of LCP and has the largest production capacity in the world. The acquisition will help strengthen the technical advantage of its LCP business from raw material to finished...

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