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DSM: Takeover of Nylon Polymer Company

In line with its strategy of expanding its market presence in the Americas, Dutch chemical group DSM (Sittard; www.dsm.com) has acquired full control over the PA 6 polymerization facility run by Nylon Polymer Company (NPC, Augusta, Georgia / USA), which it formerly ran as a joint venture with carpet and floor covering manufacturer Shaw Industries Group (Dalton, Georgia / USA; www.shawcontractgroup.com). Details of the transaction were not disclosed.

All NPC activities have been taken over by DSM starting 1 January 2010, fully integrating the company into the entire PA 6 chain.

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