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Avecia Expands U.K. Production Capacity


Following a $3.65 million investment, Avecia has announced plans to increase additives production at its Huddersfield, U.K. manufacturing site.
According to Russell Bond, vice president of the company’s pigments and additives division, the installation of a new reactor unit at the Huddersfield site marked the first stage of the investment in Avecia’s additives business. He added that the company will increase manufacturing capacity by up to 30 percent and enhance the enabling of technology critical to the development of new additives.