Groundbreaking ceremony for second US carbon fibre plant
Plastics and carbon fibre specialist Teijin (Tokyo / Japan; www.teijin.com) has begun construction of its new carbon fibre production plant in Greenwood, South Carolina / USA, after acquiring property there in late 2016 – see Plasteurope.com of 15.11.2016. Its US carbon fibre subsidiary Teijin Carbon Fibers was founded in March 2018, and the plans are to start operations in Greenwood in 2020.

Around USD 600m (EUR 510m) will be invested in various production and downstream facilities by 2030. Teijin did not disclose the capacity of the facility. Greenwood will be Teijin's second production plant in the US, along with its site in Rockwood, Tennessee.
12.07.2018 Plasteurope.com [240125-0]
Published on 12.07.2018
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