Eastman boosts UK tow capacity

Gordon, Michael
September 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;9/18/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 35, p38
Trade Publication
The article reports that Eastman Chemical is planning to expand production of Estron acetate tow by 9,000 tonnes/year to 24,000 tonnes/year at its Workington site in the UK. When the expansion is complete during the first half of 2008, it will bring Eastman's total worldwide capacity for acetate tow to more than 180,000 tonnes/year. Eastman is considering adding capacity in Asia-Pacific, where growth in demand for acetate tow is high.


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