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August 31st, 2009

Kuo opens nanomaterial plant in Mexico

Abstract:
Mexican food and chemicals to car parts producer Grupo Kuo SAB de CV has launched a new subsidiary to manufacture polymer additives, nanocompounds and special nanomaterials.

The new offshoot, Macro-M SA de CV, has opened a plant in Lerma, Mexico, to produce a range of multiple application additives ranging from a PET recycling chain extenders to additives used in the surface treatment of nanomaterials.

The plant has an annual production capacity of 250 metric tonnes per year and its launch is the result of 10 years of research. Its processes were developed at Grupo Kuo's R&D center, the company said in a news release.

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