CIRCLEVILLE, OH – DuPont Interconnect Solutions completed a $250 million expansion at its manufacturing site here, expanding production of Kapton polyimide film and Pyralux flexible circuit materials to meet global demand in the automotive, consumer electronics, telecom, specialized industrial and defense segments.

“This is a really important milestone for DuPont and the Electronics & Industrial business,” said Avi Avula, vice president and general manager, DuPont Interconnect Solutions. “With this expansion, we can elevate our service levels to our customers to help them grow. This new plant is an indication of our renewed commitment to our customers’ growth agenda and enables us to meet their aggressive demand for new products with higher reliability and supply assurance.”

The new manufacturing line uses DuPont proprietary processing capabilities to produce Kapton polyimide films. Kapton polyimide films provide a combination of electrical, thermal, chemical and mechanical properties that withstand extreme temperature, vibration and other demanding environments. The Kapton polyimide film is also part of the line of flexible copper-clad laminates available in copper types, thicknesses and construction options. Pyralux laminates are ideal for use in multi-layer flex and rigid-flex applications.

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