CHINA: Invista plans new Asia innovation center for nylon 6,6 application development
Invista Nylon Chemicals (China) Co. plans to establish a new Asia Innovation Center for nylon 6,6 application development near Invista’s integrated nylon 6,6 facility at the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park (SCIP) in China. The center, requiring an investment of over USD 15 million, will be Invista’s “first” research and development center for nylon 6,6 application development in Asia, the company noted.
Invista’s new lab will be equipped with state-of-the-art polymer research and development equipment necessary for polymer application development and customer support for product trials. It will also include polymer compounding extrusion and injection molding capability, and analytical and mechanical test equipment to characterize polymer resin properties. The lab is expected to be fully operational by the end of this year.
Source: Weekly “PetroChemical News”, Durham, NC, USA; 28 June 2021
(Syed Rashid Ali, Karachi, Pakistan)