Major capacity increase for Borealis automotive compounds in North America

Borealis has announced that its new compounding plant in Taylorsville, NC, USA, has come on stream during Q1 2019 as planned, with the inauguration of the facility scheduled for May 2019. The plant has dedicated production lines for thermoplastic olefin (TPO) and short glass fibre (SGF) reinforced compounds and adds another 30 kt to the company’s global PP compounding capacity.