Ineos Styrolution hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for its new 100 KT ASA (acrylonitrile styrene acrylate) plant in Bayport, Texas. The development of the new site is part of a bigger expansion plan for the Americas.
Bayport/USA — Ineos is progressing on its expansion strategy in the Americas, which includes increased ABS (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene) capacity at the Altamira site in Mexico, while transition the ASA production to the new site in Bayport.
The location of the new site in Texas was selected based upon its easy access to raw materials, being adjacent to the company's styrene monomer plant, low cost utilities and proximity to major customer markets, the manufacturer announced. The new site is expected to be operational by 2021.