PolymerLatex to boost capacity, add plant

McNulty, Mike
September 2007
Rubber & Plastics News;9/3/2007, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p6
Trade Publication
The article focuses on business plans of PolymerLatex GmbH & Co. It is informed that the company has launched a two-phase project aimed at significantly expanding its nitrile production both for the short and long term. According to Soren Butz, business manager for protective gloves at PolymerLatex, the company is purchasing additional reactors to support the production boost.


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