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Evonik Builds Nylon-12 Plant in Asia, Hikes in Germany

3:13 PM MST | December 19, 2011 | —NATASHA ALPEROWICZ

Evonik Industries says it plans to build a 20,000-m.t./year nylon-12 plant in Asia and expand its existing capacity at Marl, Germany. The Evonik board has approved preliminary and basic planning for the Asian plant. That facility is expected to be online within three years, the company says. The Marl project will add 5,000 m.t./year of capacity with completion scheduled for next year. Yu: Consolidating leadership position. “With the significant capacity expansion proposed, we plan to consolidate our leading position in polyamide 12 for the long term,”...

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