Twaron expansion rolls on

December 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;12/4/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 46, p35
Trade Publication
The article reports on the expansion plans of Teijin Twaron for its production capacity for its high-performance para-aramid fibre. The expansion plan in its Emmen and Delfzijl, the Netherlands plants is targeted at a 15% increase. The market for para-aramid fibres has grown by 10% consistently in previous years. The main use of the fiber include automotive, ballistic and optical fiber cable sectors.


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