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Kureha Corporation Polyglycolic Acid Plant

Plant Owner

Kureha PGA, a subsidiary of Japan-based Kureha Corp.

Location

Belle, West Virginia, US

Partner / Feedstock Supplier

DuPont

Products

Polyglycolic acid or polyglycolide

Capacity

4,000mt/yr (8.8m lb/yr)

Estimated Investment

$100m

Order Year

December 2007

Construction Start

April 2008

Start-up

November 2010
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