Canadian Plastics

Fortron to double capacity at Wilmington plant

Wilmington, N.C.-based Fortron Industries announced it is investing US$65 million to double the capacity of its Wil...

October 20, 2005   Canadian Plastics

Wilmington, N.C.-based Fortron Industries announced it is investing US$65 million to double the capacity of its Wilmington, N.C. plant.
Fortron is a joint venture between Japan-based Kureha and Florence, Ky.-based Ticona Technical Polymers. The company manufactures polyphenylene sulfide, a high-performance, heat-resistant plastic used to make airplane wings, car parts and circuit boards.
The expansion plan is to be completed by 2007.


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