Courtaulds Fibers Inc.'s new Tencel plant in Alabama, USA, is due to begin production in the summer of 1992. The near $80m plant will have a initial production capacity of 18,000tpy of the high strength solvent-spun cellulosic fibre. Delivery has been received of the final part of the machinery and equipment ordered from Courtaulds Engineering Ltd in the UK. This order includes a unique spinning machine especially designed and developed for use in the new production process for Tencel.
Anon: Int. Nonwovens Bull.,vol. 2, no. 4, 4th qtr. 1991, p. 42