Honeywell increases US caprolactam

Gordon, Michael
October 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;10/30/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 41, p29
Trade Publication
The article reports that Resins & Chemicals Hill has expanded its production of caprolactam at its facility in Hopewell, Virginia in order to meet the increasing demand for caproplactam especially in China. The expansion, combined with ongoing production improvements, is expected to boost caprolactam production by up to 10%.


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