Mitsui Expands PP Compounding for U.S. Automotive Markets

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Mitsui Chemicals’ Advanced Composites, Inc. affiliate, Sidney, Ohio, has completed the second phase of its 46.3 million lb/yr expansion of PP compounds and TPOs to meet U.S. automotive demand.

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Mitsui Chemicals’ Advanced Composites, Inc. affiliate, Sidney, Ohio, has completed the second phase of its 46.3 million lb/yr expansion of PP compounds and TPOs to meet U.S. automotive demand. Coupled with the first phase, completed earlier this year, this boosts the company’s annual capacity at this site to over 90 million lb.

Meanwhile, Ascend Composites' Mexicana affiliate has completed a 28.7 million lb/yr expansion of automotive PP compounds and TPOs at San Francisco de Los Romo, Mexico.
 

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Mitsui to Boost PP Compounding to Meet U.S. Automotive Demand

Japan’s Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. (U.S. office in Rye Brook, N.Y.) has augmented its expansion plans for production of PP automotive compounds and TPOs in the U.S. by an additional 30 million lb/yr through its affiliate, Advanced Composites, Inc., Sidney, Ohio.