Poland's Azoty planning nylon 6 production

Jaroslaw Adamowski
EUROPEAN PLASTICS NEWS

Published: February 3, 2014 10:12 am ET
Updated: February 3, 2014 10:13 am ET

Related to this story

Topics Materials, Materials Suppliers, Europe

Poland's leading chemical manufacturer Grupa Azoty plans to launch production of nylon 6 at its facility in Tarnów, Poland. The new installation is to be located on a 130,000-square-meter site, reported local daily Gazeta Krakowska.

The factory, operated by Azoty's subsidiary Zakłady Azotowe Tarnów (ZAT), will produce nylon 6 with the use of the caprolactam (CPL) supplied by the group's Zakłady Azotowe Puławy (ZAP) plant, the daily was told by sources close to the manufacturer.

The Polish company has been reporting unsatisfying sales of CPL and hopes to benefit from the robust demand for PA6, according to the information obtained by Gazeta Krakowska.

"For the time being, I can say that there are major investments planned for the Tarnów plant," said Andrzej Sikora, head of the Solidarity union at Azoty Group.

The nylon 6 investment is expected to create between 20 and 40 new jobs at ZAT. Further details on the planned project, which so far has not been officially confirmed by the Polish chemical giant, are to be released in Azoty Group's investment strategy in early 2014.


Comments

Poland's Azoty planning nylon 6 production

Jaroslaw Adamowski
EUROPEAN PLASTICS NEWS

Published: February 3, 2014 10:12 am ET
Updated: February 3, 2014 10:13 am ET

Post Your Comments


Back to story


More stories

Image

Austrian mold maker seeking North American manufacturing partner

July 25, 2014 1:49 pm ET

An Austrian mold maker is looking for a manufacturing location in North America.    More

Image

DuPont resins help take Nike golf balls 'Fore!'ward

July 25, 2014 1:07 pm ET

It may be difficult to imagine just how much science, not to mention rubber and plastic components, go into a golf ball. But global giant DuPont Co....    More

Image

Bioplastics maker wins government funding

July 25, 2014 12:13 pm ET

Canadian bioplastics maker Solegear Bioplastics Inc. has won $1.6 million in funding from the government-sponsored Western Innovation Initiative...    More

Image

Report: biodegradeable plastics use in Europe to grow 12 percent

July 25, 2014 10:25 am ET

The biodegradable plastics market in Europe is forecast to witness 12 percent compound growth during 2014-19, according to TechSci Research's...    More

Image

Prices trending up for some recycled resins

July 24, 2014 1:27 pm ET

Plastics News is correcting prices for recycled grades of several commodity resins on this week's resin pricing chart.    More

Market Reports

Plastics Recyclers Data Report & Directory

This exclusive MS Excel database contains all the companies from Plastics News' ranking of top North American Recyclers and Brokers by reprocessed volume and also includes a directory with materials processes, services offered and company contact information. Data is based on primary research by PN editorial staff.

Learn more

2014 Injection Molding Industry Report

GROWTH, OPPORTUNITY IN SIGHT FOR INJECTION MOLDERS IN 2014

In the wake of the economic turbulence earlier in this decade, molders today find themselves in much better shape. Molders are gaining a competitive advantage by investing in people, equipment and seeking inroads into new markets on a global scale.

Growth in the injection molding industry is going to be driven by low financing costs and a continued move to reshore some business.

Learn more

Shale Gas Market - Analysis of North American Region

This report highlights the impact of shale-based natural gas on the North American plastics market and features an in-depth analysis of production trends in the United States during 2013 and a forecast for 2014 and beyond.

Learn more

Upcoming Plastics News Events

September 10, 2014 - September 12, 2014Plastics Caps & Closures 2014

January 14, 2015 - January 14, 2015Plastics in Automotive

February 4, 2015 - February 6, 2015Plastics News Executive Forum 2015

More Events