PRESTON, England (June 16)—Compounding Ingredients Ltd. is investing nearly $1.5 million to expand capacity for solvent-based rubber-to-metal bonding agents at its Preston plant, its fifth such expansion in five years. Due on stream by October, CIL´s new plant will double annual capacity for ``Cilbond´´ bonding agents to 1,200 metric tons, Peter Astles, CIL managing director, said. The latest investment follows an 83-percent rise in demand for CIL´s Cilbond rubber-to-metal and polyurethane-to-metal bonding agents in the last two years, he added.
CIL expanding bonding agent unit
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