World’s largest lyocell fiber plant in Thailand

02.07.2019 The producer of cellulosic fibers, Lenzing AG, Lenzing/Austria, is substantially increasing its production of lyocell fibers to meet the strong demand for these products and strengthening its position as an industry leader in specialty fibers.

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Over the next few years, it plans to invest more than €1 billion in new production facilities for lyocell fibers. The first expansion phase, the construction of a state-of-the art lyocell fiber production plant in Prachinburi/Thailand, has now been approved. The plant will have a capacity of 100,000 tons and feature investments of approximately €400 million.
The plant will be the largest site of its kind. Site grading at Industrial Park 304 around 150 km east of Bangkok has been completed successfully and the investment is fully supported by the Board of Investment of Thailand. Construction will start in autumn 2019 and production will commence towards the end of 2021.