Polyplastics expand POM plant in Malaysia

Polyplastics to expand POM plant in Malaysia

3:12 PM, 14th July 2011
Polyplastics to expand POM plant in Malaysia

 

TOKYO, JAPAN: Polyplastics Company Ltd will expand its production capacity of polyoxymethylene (POM) with 90,000 metric tonne/year, at Polyplastics Asia Pacific Sdn Bhd, Malaysia. The construction will be completed in October 2013 and its operations will be started in early 2014. This will be a record-scale investment for Polyplastics.

With this capacity addition, Polyplastics can totally produce 290,000 metric tonne/year, accounting for about a third of the world’s total demand for POM. After the completion of the facilities, POM production capacity of Polyplastics Asia Pacific Sdn Bhd will reach 120,000 metric tonne/year.

In this expansion, Polyplastics will introduce its original polymerization technology and it will realize the world’s top-level energy-saving. It will help Polyplastics achieve the greatest cost competitiveness and provide high-quality products. At the same time, Polyplastics will realize the stable supply capacity in the Asia.

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