Altana specialty chemicals group expands production capacity in US

Altana expands production capacity in US

11:17 AM, 6th June 2014
Altana business news

WESEL, GERMANY, CONNECTICUT, US: Altana, the specialty chemicals group, announced the grand opening of its BYK USA Inc expanded facility in Wallingford, Connecticut, US. With this state of the art plant, BYK more than doubles production capacity in the US and increases worldwide supply chain security for its additives. The expansion project represents a $50 million investment from Altana, the largest single investment the Group has made outside of Germany.

“This expansion enables us to efficiently service our US customers with an enhanced portfolio of BYK additives manufactured in a facility built to the highest standards of safety. We are fully committed to investing in our customers’ future and to growing our business,” said Dirk Plas, President, BYK USA Inc.

 

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