ALTANA recently announced the opening of its BYK USA Inc. expanded facility in Wallingford, Conn. The new plant reportedly more than doubles the company’s production capacity in the U.S. and increases worldwide supply chain security for its additives. The expansion represents a $50 million investment from ALTANA, reportedly the largest single investment the group has made outside of Germany.

“This expansion enables us to efficiently service our U.S. customers with an enhanced portfolio of BYK additives manufactured in a facility built to the highest standards of safety,” said Dirk Plas, president of BYK USA. “We are fully committed to investing in our customers’ future and to growing our business.”

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