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Fortron Ups PPS Capacity

3:30 PM MDT | August 23, 2010

Celanese says its affiliate Fortron Industries will increase polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) polymer production capacity at its Wilmington, NC facility. The site currently has the ability to produce about 15,000 m.t./year of PPS. Expansion capacity details were not disclosed. Fortron’s Wilmington operations is a joint venture of Kureha Corporation and Ticona Engineering Polymers, a wholly owned subsidiary of Celanese. “Fortron is ramping up production and adding new staff at our Wilmington plant to meet the anticipated demand of our global customers by...

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