Volume 89 Issue 40 | p. 20 | Concentrates
Issue Date: October 3, 2011

Ticona Starts Up Polymer Plant

Department: Business
Keywords: engineering polymers, Germany
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Credit: Celanese
Celanese’s Ticona unit has started up this new polyoxymethylene (POM) plant at the Frankfurt Hoechst Industrial Park in Germany. Celanese says the plant, which has 140,000 metric tons per year of capacity, is the world’s largest of its kind.
 
Credit: Celanese

Celanese’s Ticona unit has started up a new polyoxymethylene (POM) plant at the Frankfurt Hoechst Industrial Park in Germany. Celanese says the plant, which has 140,000 metric tons per year of capacity, is the largest of its kind in the world. POM, also known as polyacetal, is an engineering polymer used in gears and other mechanical components.

 
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