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Uhde Inventa-Fischer to build first PPhos flame-retardant polymer plant

12:48 PM MDT | June 24, 2013

Uhde Inventa-Fischer says it has secured a turnkey contract to build the world’s first commercial-scale plant for the production of Nofia polyphosphonate (PPhos) flame-retardant polymer, used as a blend component to impart flame retardancy to other host plastics. The company will build the plant at Antwerp for the Belgian subsidiary of FRX Polymers (Chelmsford, MA), using FRX’s proprietary, patented polycondensation process. Nofia is eco-friendly, halogen-free, transparent, and inherently flame-resistant, making it highly suitable for use in the building...

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