ROZENBURG, the Netherlands--()--INVISTA started production at its new, nylon salt plant, an expansion of the company’s polymer facility in Rozenburg, the Netherlands.
“With our ability to produce salt, polymer and compounded products in our own European facilities, INVISTA can develop new products to meet those needs.”
The expanded site will serve the company’s European fiber and plastic customers through its integrated supply chain.
“The addition of a salt facility in Rozenburg will provide our customers a security of upstream, local supply, while further improving our responsiveness to market needs,” said Kurt Burmeister, executive vice president, INVISTA Engineering Polymers. “With our ability to produce salt, polymer and compounded products in our own European facilities, INVISTA can develop new products to meet those needs.”
The polymer manufactured at INVISTA’s Rozenburg site is used in applications such as air bags, tires and car parts; residential and commercial carpets; functional activewear for hiking, cycling and running; and intimate apparel and hosiery.
INVISTA’s Engineering Polymers business provides reinforced and unreinforced nylon polymer under its TORZEN® brand to plastics manufacturers. The business recently acquired a nylon compounding and recycling facility in Born, the Netherlands.
INVISTA is one of the world’s largest integrated producers of polymers and fibers, primarily for nylon, spandex and polyester applications. With a business presence in over 20 countries, INVISTA’s global businesses deliver exceptional value for their customers through technology innovations, market insights and a powerful portfolio of global trademarks including: ADI-PURE®, ANTRON®, AVORA®, C12™, COMFOREL®, COOLMAX®, CORDURA®, CORFREE®, DACRON®, DBE®, DYTEK®, FRESHFX®, LYCRA®, PERFORMA™, POLARGUARD®, POLYSHIELD®, POLYCLEAR®, SOLARMAX®, STAINMASTER®, SUPPLEX®, SUPRIVA™, TACTEL®, TACTESSE®, TERATE®, TERATHANE®, THERMOLITE® and TORZEN®. For more information, visit www.INVISTA.com.