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DAK Americas plans to expand its operations in Hancock County, Mississippi

DAK Americas plans to expand its operations in Hancock County, Mississippi

Introduction:

DAK Americas LLC announced plans to install new fiber capacity for expanding its operations in Hancock County, Mississippi.

Features:

DAK Americas LLC (DAK) announces an increase in its Polyester Staple Fiber (PSF) capacity of 230 million lbs/yr to meet growing demand in the Americas. The new fiber capacity will be installed at DAK's Pearl River Site in Bay St. Louis, MS with project start- up in the second half of 2016.

The project will create 86 new full time positions including operations, maintenance, technical and management roles on-site. DAK recently completed a PSF expansion (announced Oct. 2014) at DAK's facility near Charleston, SC adding 27 Million lbs/yr of PSF capacity. Upon completion of the Pearl River Site Fibers expansion, DAK's total PSF sales capacity in NAFTA will be ~700 Million lbs/yr. The Pearl River Site will continue to produce high quality Laser +®PET Resins in support of customers in the region. 

Specifications:

Company Name DAK Americas
Location Hancock County, Mississippi
Type Expansion
Project Starts 2016
Jobs 86 Jobs

 

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