Huntsman Expanding Global Polyetheramine Production 15%

Originally published by: LespromJanuary 23, 2014

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The Performance Products, division of Huntsman Corporation, will expand its global polyetheramines (PEA) capacity by a minimum of 15% as a result of debottlenecking three of its PEA manufacturing plants globally. The financial investment and capacity was not disclosed, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network .

Expansion is currently underway in the Americas, Europe and Asia. The company expects projects at its Conroe, Texas (USA), Llanelli, Wales (United Kingdom) and Singapore sites to be fully operational by May 2014.

Stu Monteith, President of Huntsman’s Performance Products division said: “In addition to an increase in capacity, these debottlenecking projects will enhance Huntsman’s manufacturing flexibility globally.” He added: “No disruptions in production are expected during this period.”

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