Nabaltec to expand aluminium trihydroxide production at its US JV

By Antonio Torrisi
Published: Tuesday, 16 December 2014

The company’s decision to expand production of ATH at its US-based JV with Sherwin Alumina follows continuous growth in demand for precipitated hydroxides and it will enable the company to retain its position as world-leading supplier of aluminium-based flame retardants.

Germany-based aluminum trihydroxide (ATH) and speciality alumina producer Nabaltec AG has announced it will expand production capacity at its Nashtech joint venture (JV) in the US.

Flame retardants are often added as fillers in plastics, textile and surface finishes to inhibit or delay the production of flames and prevent the...

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