Arlanxeo to Start Chloroprene Rubber Capacity Expansion in Q2 2018
CHEMMONITOR.COM – Dutch synthetic elastomers company Arlanxeo, headquartered in Maastricht, is in plans to boost its chloroprene rubber (CR) production capacity in Dormagen (Germany). The company is set to launch the expansion in April-June 2018.
In the process of construction, Arlanxeo, is going to renew a production line and equip it with new reactors. Total annual production capacity at the site is expected to reach 70,000 tonnes from 63,000 tonnes. The additional capacity seems to be available from Q1 of 2019. The investment into the expansion is estimated at a high single-digit million amount.