Teijin to expand Twaron capacity again

By Liz White, ERJ staff
Tokyo-Teijin Ltd and Teijin Twaron BV are to raise capacity for the high-performance para-aramid fibre Twaron by 20 percent, at plants in Emmen and Delfzijl.

Work on the expansion began in March 2005 and the extra yarn and pulp capacity will be available in the second half of 2006, said an announcement from the Tokyo-headquartered firm.

The expansion of fibre and pulp production will cover monomer and polymer capacity in Delfzijl and spinning capacity in Emmen. The total investment is about Euros…

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