SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

April 17, 2008 05:00 ET

Major Unit and Process Additions Continue to Play a Key Role for 2008 Chemical Processing Industry Investments, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - April 17, 2008) - Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) is currently tracking more than 800 capital and maintenance projects valued at an estimated $8.9 billion planned to begin construction this year in North America's Chemical Processing Industry. Additions of new production units, manufacturing lines or major process components make up nearly one-third of the spending activity. DuPont (NYSE:DD) (Wilmington, Delaware) is expected to build a new Kevlar production unit at its site in Richmond, Virginia, as part of a major unit addition.

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