01/03/2012

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Api invests in machinery and research

[image_0_right]In line with its corporate strategy for the next three years, the company has made the following investments at its site in Mussolente: A new TPU production line bringing the total number of lines to five and increasing production capacity by 25%2 new lines for TPEs and Apinat bioplastics increasing production capacity by 15%An integrated system for automated packaging and palletingA new technologically advanced system of industrial SCALE-UPA new line dedicated to the production of micro-granulated TPE and TPU A complete overhaul of the sample and masterbatch production departments so as to create lean processes and optimise production efficiency [image_1]As well as the above, construction of the new Research and Development labs and relative office space for technical staff is nearing completion, a project which will see overall R&D space increased by about 80%.

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