Polyamide plant targets auto applications


Lanxess (Cologne) has taken its new plant for polyamide (PA) plastics in Antwerp, Belgium, into operation as planned. The 90,000 tonnes/year will primarily serve the automotive industry.

All of the PA manufactured by Lanxess at Antwerp will be processed within the company's global network of compounding facilities into the final Durethan-brand compounds including fiber-reinforced grades. The glass fibers are also produced at a Lanxess facility in Antwerp.
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