Americhem Expands In North Carolina
Americhem Inc., Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio — a provider of custom color and additive solutions for
man-made fibers — will invest $22.6 million to establish a campus site for multiple manufacturing
facilities in Liberty, N.C., and add 71 employees. The added concentrate and specialty compound
capacity will enable the company to better serve its growing customer base, according to Rick Juve,
Americhem also has expanded capacity and added 25 jobs at its Concord, N.C., facility in order to meet demand for the growing polyester bulk continuous filament fibers markets. The company installed three compounding lines as well as new technologies in the pre- and post-extrusion processes to improve material flow and production efficiency.