Industry News

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DuPont Celebrates 50 Years of Nomex

Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) March 23, 2017 DuPont Protection Solutions today announced that it is kicking off a year-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of DuPont™ Nomex®, an inherently heat- and flame-resistant fiber used to help provide protection to millions of...

Lenzing to Expand Capacity in Heiligenkreuz

Capacity Expansion in Heiligenkreuz starts with Ground-Breaking Ceremony Tuesday, 21 March 2017 Expansion of capacities for premium specialty fibers by 25,000 tons Investments of about EUR 70 mn over the next twelve months Project highlights strategic importance of...

Ascend Performance Materials Expands SC Plant

Chemical provider investing $3.8 million to accommodate continued growth COLUMBIA, S.C. – Ascend Performance Materials (Ascend), a global provider of high-quality fibers, chemicals and plastics, is expanding its Greenwood County operations. To accommodate its...

Lenzing Invests in New TENCEL® Fiber Plant in U.S.

State-of-the-art 90,000 tons TENCEL® fiber plant to be built in Mobile, Alabama Investment of EUR 275 mn – operations to start in the first quarter of 2019 Strengthening of technical expertise by creating a new Management Board Role – Heiko Arnold appointed Chief...