Freudenberg Performance Materials (Freudenberg), a leading global supplier of high-performance technical textiles has begun operating a new geosynthetics production line in Changzhou (China). It enables Freudenberg to supply customers in the APAC region with Enka® Solutions made in China for building, industrial and civil engineering applications. Freudenberg now is also able to serve customers in diverse technical markets with finished and semi-finished products.
This investment in China will significantly increase Enka® Solutions production capacity and will play a fundamental role in the development of Enka business with customers in the APAC region. Freudenberg inaugurated the new line in Changzhou at an opening ceremony on July 13th.
Faster and more efficient delivery
The new production line in Changzhou complements the manufacturing operations in Obernburg (Germany) and Asheville (North Carolina, USA). With a global manufacturing presence on the three different continents Europe, Asia and America, Freudenberg can now serve markets locally and deliver Enka® Solutions products faster and efficiently. This will not only help to better meet customer needs, but also reducing the company's environmental footprint by increasing local production.