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Saint-Gobain Reinforcements to Expand Thermoplastic Production in China

02 September 2005

Saint-Gobain Reinforcements is to expand exponentially its thermoplastic production capacity in China.

Saint-Gobain Vetrotex Chinese facilities will be supported by sister plants in Korea and Japan, as well as other sites from their global network, to ensure uninterrupted supply of Saint-Gobain worldwide thermoplastic chopped strands and rovings around the world to global customers as they formalize their own Chinese expansions.

Saint-Gobain highlight their intention to increase customer capabilities by producing key global chopped strand products in China for PA, PBT, PET, PP and specialty thermoplastic resin systems.

Details of the expansion plans around the globe follow July’s announcement of plans by Saint-Gobain to launch a new glass production line in the Czech Republic for the automotive industry.

Saint-Gobain Reinforcements is part of the High-Performance Materials Sector of the Saint-Gobain Company.






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