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DSM Will Expand Capacity Of Evansville Plant

March 3, 2020
DSM plans to expand investments in high performance materials in North America.

DSM high-performance materials compounding plant in Evansville, Indiana

Royal DSM, a global science-based company in nutrition, health and sustainable living, says it is futureproofing and expanding the capacity of its high-performance materials compounding plant in Evansville, Indiana. With the investment, DSM says it will enhance the site to produce the next generation of advanced materials, including bio-based thermoplastics. The project is expected to be completed in the third quarter of 2021, according to the company.

The extensive modernization and expansion of the site is being driven by increasing customer demand for advanced material offerings for electrification, metal replacement and lightweighting in multiple industries, according to DSM. It includes the addition of the latest production technologies, reportedly increasing efficiency and sustainability throughout the facility.

Shruti Singhal, president of DSM Engineering Plastics says, “This investment reinforces our focus on North America being a key growth market for our business. It also underlines DSM’s commitment to serve our customers by continuously improving the technology and sustainability of our facilities around the world.”

For more information, visit: www.dsm.com

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