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Textile Fibers Lenzing Doubles Production Capacity for Textile Fibers in China

Editor: Dominik Stephan

With additional 60,000 tons per year, Lenzing doubles its production capacity in China. The Austrian producers of textile fibres currently expand their productions worldwide-

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The first bale of Lenzing's new production line for textile fibers in Nanjing. (Picture: Lenzing)
The first bale of Lenzing's new production line for textile fibers in Nanjing. (Picture: Lenzing)

Najing/PR China – Lenzing's Chinese subsidiary, Lenzing Nanjing Fibers, just started a new production line with a capacity of 60,000 tons per year of viscose fibers after one year of construction. Important key components for the new facilities were provided by the Group’s own subsidiary Lenzing Technik. Full productivity is expected for the last quarter of 2011.

This expansion nearly doubles the capacity of Lenzing at Nanjing to a total of 140,000 tons. It's just the latest of Lenzings attemps to expand production globally: the Austrian company plans to increase its total capacity from 710,000 tons at the beginning of 2010 to over 1.1 million tons by 2015.

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