Latest Industry Projects

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Croda International to Invest £27 Million for Expansion at its Hull facility, Yorkshire

Introduction: Croda International Plc, the specialty chemicals company that creates high performance ingredients and technologies reinforced its commitment to UK manufacturing by announcing a major capital expansion at its Hull facility in Yorkshire. Features: The £27 million investment is in line with the Group’s strategy of investing in faster growth…

Amcor Rigid Plastics to Invest $40 million for Expansion of Bottle Manufacturing Operations in Bellevue, Ohio

Introduction: Amcor Rigid Plastics, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of rigid plastic packaging for consumer products has announced a major expansion of its Bellevue, Ohio facility with an investment $40 million. Features: Amcor’s expansion of the 30-year-old facility will include an addition of 126,000 sq ft of manufacturing space…

S.Korea's Lotte Chemical to Invest $215 Million to Increase Ethylene Production Capacity At Yeosu Plant

Introduction: South Korea's Lotte Chemical Corp plans to invest 253 billion won ($215.82 million) to increase the ethylene production capacity at its southwestern Yeosu plant by 2018. Features: This expansion plan will increase the ethylene production at its Yeosu plant by 200,000 tonnes per year (tpy) to 1.2 million tpy…

ExxonMobil Plans For New Production Facility at its Beaumont Polyethylene Plant, Texas

Introduction: ExxonMobil announced plans to add a new production unit at its Beaumont polyethylene plant, Texas which will increase capacity by 65 percent. Features: This increase in capacity by 65 percent – or approximately 650,000 tonnes per year will meet growing demand for high performance plastics. Construction of the new…

Clariant To Invest CHF 10 Million For Global Expansion Of Engineering And High-temp Resin Processing Units

Introduction: Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals Plans CHF 10 million global initiative to expand its ability to produce color and additive masterbatches and compounds using engineering polymers and high-temperature plastics like PEEK (polyether ether ketone) is progressing on schedule. Features: This expansion program will have two extrusion lines…

GreenFiber International Invests €35 Million for New Synthetic Recycled Fibers Plant in Romania

Introduction: GreenFiber International, part of Green Group, the largest integrated recycling park in South-Eastern Europe, invests 35 million EUR in its third production plant for synthetic fibers made out of 100% recycled PET in Romania. Features: With a total production capacity of 30,000 tons/year of synthetic, the new plant will…

LyondellBasell plans to build High Density Polyethylene Plant at La Porte Complex, Texas

Introduction: LyondellBasell, one of the world's largest plastics, chemical and refining companies, has selected its La Porte, Texas, manufacturing complex as the site for a new High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Plant. Features: The plant will be the first commercial plant to employ LyondellBasell's new proprietary Hyperzone PE technology and will…

McNeely Plastics Invests $6.5 Million to Expand its Operations in Hazlehurst, Mississippi

Introduction: Plastic products manufacturer McNeely Plastics invested $6.5 million to expand operations at its facility in Hazlehurst, Mississippi. Features: The company is located in an existing 59,000-square-foot, county-owned facility in the Copiah County Industrial Park. The facility was previously occupied by furniture manufacturer MMI. McNeely Plastics, which also has a…

Toray Plastics (America) plans to Expand Metallizing Capacity at North Kingstown, Rhode Island

Introduction: Toray Plastics (America), Inc., the only United States manufacturer of polypropylene, polyester, metallized, and bio-based films, announced plans to expand Metallizing Capacity at North Kingstown, Rhode Island. Features: This new 28,800-square-foot facility designed to house a new, high-speed, 4.5-meter metallizer. The construction, conducted by A. Autiello Construction of Cranston,…

Baxter Enterprises and Hi-Tech Mold & Engineering to Invest $20.7 million to Establish its Operations in Oconee County

Introduction: Baxter Enterprises and Hi-Tech Mold & Engineering, companies owned by the Schulte family and full-service suppliers for the plastics industry, are establishing operations in Oconee County. Features: To accommodate the new Oconee County operations, the companies will be moving into a new 87,000-square-foot facility within the Oconee Industry and…