DuPont Interconnect Solutions has completed an expansion project at its manufacturing site in Circleville, Ohio. US$250 million investment expands production of Kapton polyimide films and Pyralux flexible circuit materials, ensuring committed supply to meet growing global demand in automotive, consumer electronics segments , telecommunications, specialty industry and defense served by DuPont.
“This is a truly significant milestone for DuPont and the electronics and industrial business,” said Avi Avula, vice president and general manager, DuPont Interconnect Solutions. “With this expansion, we can raise our service levels to our customers to help them grow. This new plant is an indication of our renewed commitment to our customers’ growth agenda and allows us to meet their aggressive demand for new products with greater supply reliability and assurance.
Circleville’s new manufacturing line uses DuPont’s proprietary processing capabilities to produce advanced Kapton polyimide films, which have set industry standards for over 50 years, delivering high performance, reliability and durability. Kapton polyimide films offer a unique combination of electrical, thermal, chemical and mechanical properties that withstand temperature extremes, vibration and other harsh environments.