Nantong, Jiangsu – Huafon Microfibre announced in August it is to build non-woven microfiber-reinforced PU leather facilities with 69m m2/year total capacity at its existing site in Nantong, Jiangsu.
Located at the coastal Lvsigang Economic Zone with 319,000 m2 total area, the project has CNY1.7bn ($247m) investment earmarked and its planned capacity includes:
- 33m m2 /year microfibre base fabric;
- 17 m m2/year microfibre polyurethane leather;
- 6 m m2/year suede microfibre; and
- 14 m m2/year coloured microfibre.
The site already has a 104m m2/year microfibre plant in partial operation.