Germany: Polyamide Compounds Domo to Increase Production of Engineering Plastics at Premnitz Plant
After the opening of the Domo Innovation Center in Mumbai India mid-2018, Domo Engineering Plastics announced a capacity expansion in its Premnitz site, Germany, which will be operational by mid-2019. The total annual capacity expansion will be of about 20 kt.
Premnitz/Germany — Domo Engineering Plastics, a business unit of Domo Chemicals, is a global producer of both virgin and sustainable PA6 and PA66 based compounds for a wide variety of industries: automotive, electrical & electronics, building and furniture, industrial machines, hydraulics and sport & leisure. Supported by its upstream polyamide 6 integration, Domo EP has grown significantly in the last five years and is expanding globally both in terms of volumes and product mix.
Apart from the expanding the production capacity, the investment also comprised the company’s production and logistics digitalization. According to Marcel Müller, Plant Manager Domo Engineering Plastics GmbH, the new lean manufacturing structure will lead to higher service quality, flexibility and transparency for our clients.
Focusing on sustainability and innovation, the manufacturer has specialized in developing solutions for its customers in the engineering plastics industry. Dealing with trends such as e-mobility, autonomous driving and reduction of the carbon footprint, the company has developed a new package of Light Engineering Solutions. This includes not only new low density materials and composites sheets for metal and thermoset replacement, but also prototyping and simulation services to redesign and rethink applications.