Victrex opens polymer plant to increase production capacity

November 2007
Chemical Business;Nov2007, Vol. 21 Issue 11, p88
Trade Publication
The article reports on the opening of a polymer manufacturing plant at the main production facility of Victrex PLC in Thornton Cleveleys in Lancashire, England. The facility was built to support future demand for Victrex Peek polymers and other products like Vicote coatings. The new plant is expected to increase production capacity by approximately 50% or about 4,250 tonnes per annum. Victrex has increased its production workforce by eight and opened three new apprenticeship positions to support the new plant opening.


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