Asahi Kasei expand spunbond capacity in Thailand

Asahi Kasei to expand spunbond nonwovens capacity in Thailand

5:31 AM, 15th March 2019
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TOKYO, JAPAN: Asahi Kasei said that it will expand production capacity for spunbond nonwovens in Thailand through the addition of a new production line at its subsidiary Asahi Kasei Spunbond (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (AKST).

Together with the two existing lines, the third line of 15,000 tons/year will raise total capacity for spunbond at AKST to 50,000 tons/year.

The new line is scheduled to start up in July 2020.

Asahi Kasei will continue to enhance its infrastructure for stable supply of spunbond in line with market growth in Asia while responding to the needs of diaper manufacturers in the region.

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