Kuraray establish polyvinyl alcohol facility in Texas

Kuraray to establish polyvinyl alcohol facility in Texas

10:01 AM, 6th June 2012
Kuraray to establish polyvinyl alcohol facility in Texas

TOKYO, JAPAN/TEXAS, US: Kuraray Co Ltd announced the establishment of a new polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) resin production facility at Texas, US. Following the expansion in Japan, Singapore and Germany, this move will secure a fourth advantageously situated production base for the Group, in North America where shale gas is easy to procure. The completion of facility construction is planned for September 2014, with an expected 40,000 tonne per year capacity in the first phase. The new facility will be able to meet demands for markets in North, Central and South America.

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