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Milliken ups PP clarifiers

2:06 PM MDT | April 28, 2014

Milliken Chemical (Spartanburg, SC) announced on 23 April that it is building new capacity for polypropylene (PP) clarifying agents at its Blacksburg, SC, site. The capacity will be onstream in 2015, and the investment is the company’s “most significant capital investment” in the PP clarifier line to date, Milliken says. Exact capacity or investment figures have not been disclosed. The clarifier allows PP to be processed at cooler temperatures, resulting in savings in energy consumption and shorter cycle times, Milliken says. The clarifier also allows for...

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