Indorama Ventures To Expand Auriga Polymers

Thailand-based Indorama Ventures Plc will add 15,000 tons of extrusion-based fiber spinning capacity at its Auriga Polymers Inc. site in Spartanburg. The expansion will allow Auriga to extend its portfolio to polylactic acid fibers, specialty polyesters and post-consumer recycled polymers.
“This added capacity increases Auriga’s position to support our customers who are seeing growing demand for specialty materials in all sectors of the nonwovens marketplace,” said Tom Brekovsky, vice president, Polymers and Fibers, Auriga.”

November/December 2015