Mitsui Chemicals plans increasing polypropylene production in us, mexico
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Mitsui to increase polypropylene production in US, Mexico

9:13 AM, 8th November 2013
Mitsui Chemicals announced increase of polypropylene production

TOKYO, JAPAN: Mitsui Chemicals and Prime Polymer, a subsidiary of Mitsui Chemicals, announced a 21,000 tonne increase of polypropylene production in the United States and a 13,000 tonne in Mexico to meet growing demands of the automotive materials sector.

The Mitsui Chemicals Group targets strengthening and further production expansion of its already global top class competitive polypropylene for automotive materials, currently manufactured in eight major world markets (Japan, United States, Mexico, Brazil, Europe, India, Thailand, and China).

“The planned augmentation will strengthen Mitsui Chemicals’ current top class position in the North American market and thereby make it better able to contribute to global strategies of automobile manufacturers. In addition, by reinforcing R&D functions at strategic sites, Mitsui Chemicals will strengthen its ability to support diverse local market strategies of automobile manufacturers,” said Akio Ayukawa, Managing Executive Officer, Mitsui Chemicals.

 

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