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GTS is now the official European Distributor of APICAL Polyimide Film
March 14th 2003
Apical Division - Kaneka Texas Corporation Inc. and GTS Flexible Materials Ltd. are pleased to announce that GTS Flexible Materials Ltd. has been appointed the official distributor for all grades of APICAL polyimide Films in Europe.

GTS Flexible Materials Ltd. is one of Europe?s leading and most progressive designers and manufacturers of flexible laminates and tapes with a strong reputation for quality and durability.

Apical Division - KTC is a major supplier of polyimide Film used in a wide range of industries.

The combination of Apical Division - KTC?s expertise in high tech Film production, and GTS? wealth of knowledge in the converting industry will make a formidable team. We look forward to a long and successful future together.

A formal signing ceremony was held at GTS, Tuesday the 11th of February at 3:00 PM.

Further Information may be obtained at the following addresses:
GTS Flexible Materials Ltd.
Unit 41 Rassau Industrial Estate
Ebbw Vale
NP23 5SD
United Kingdom
Apical Division
Kaneka Texas Corporation, Europe
Mitsui & Co., Europe, Importer
Boulevard de Triomphe 173
B-1160 Brussels

Planned Shiga Plant Expansion Up and Running
January 2002
Kaneka High Tech Materials is pleased to report the planned increase in APICAL Polyimide Film capacity is operational and online. In order to better service and supply the global market, Kaneka has invested over 70 million dollars towards a new production line at our facility in Shiga, Japan. The line has been up and running for several months now. The total capacity of this new line is in excess of 1 million pounds per year. This brings Kaneka?s global polyimide capacity to over 3 million pounds per year. At this time, Kaneka is already planning further expansion of APICAL production should the need arise. Kaneka High Tech Materials is committed to meeting our customers APICAL Polyimide needs for the present and into the future.


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