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24th July 2017, Leudelange

World's largest nanotube production facility

Tuball single wall carbon nanotubes. © OCSiAlThe Ministry of the Economy of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and OCSiAl, a leading manufacturer of single wall carbon nanotubes, have decided to collaborate to construct a nanotube production facility that will have an annual capacity of 250 tonnes.

OCSiAl’s investment will total about EUR 80 to 100 million and the project is expected to generate up to 200 highly qualified jobs in R&D, manufacturing, sales and marketing, maintenance and support services.

“The implementation of the new OCSiAl production and R&D facilities in Luxembourg confirms that the Grand Duchy is a destination of choice for investment by international hi-tech companies and for R&D activities. This project is in line with our economic diversification policy, which focuses on the sector of innovative materials and on research-intensive activities, and I am confident that the new OCSiAl operations in Luxembourg will be a great opportunity to further enhance the recognition of our composite materials competence centre,” commented Etienne Schneider, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy.

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