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Performance Fibers Expanding in China

On September 8, Performance Fibers announced that it would double its HMLS polyester fiber and fabric capacity at its factory in Kaiping, China over the next 12 to 18 months. The new capacity will produce and convert the latest generations of polyester fibers for tire reinforcement and other industrial uses.

“This latest expansion supports our strategic commitment to supply polyester fiber and fabric to our customers worldwide,” said Richard C. Brown, the company’s chief executive officer, in a press release. “We continue to see significant growth potential in the marketplace and Performance Fibers is moving aggressively to meet that demand.”

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