DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY (Jan. 20, 3:10 p.m. EST) — Ube Engineering Plastics SA has opened a nylon 6 and copolymer plant in Castellon, Spain.
The plant has an annual capacity of 22 million pounds. Plans are in place to triple that capacity in the next few years, officials said.
Castellon-based Ube also is building a research and development center there that will be completed by the end of 2005. The center is expected to develop applications for the firm's nylon 6 and 12 materials, officials said at K 2004 in Dusseldorf.