KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia—Kraiburg TPE began operations of a new production line at its Kuala Lumpur facility, boosting production capacity by 35 percent.
The addition brings Kraiburg's total production to 60,000 metric tons worldwide, according to a company news release.
Along with the new production line, Kraiburg also is expanding its offices and warehouse in Malaysia, and will be extending its sales network in Hanoi, Vietnam, to increase brand presence.
The continued investment in its international network is part of the company's main strategy, Kraiburg CEO Franz Hinterecker said.
The Kuala Lumpur location is one of three used by Kraiburg for TPE production, also including its Waldkraiburg, Germany, and Atlanta, Ga., locations.
Kraiburg is a global manufacturer of thermoplastic elastomers.