DSM ups production of bullet-proof fibres

Chemical concern DSM is to increase the production of fibres used in bullet-proof material in the US by 25% next year, reports ANP news service on Monday.

DSM says there is a growing demand for its Dyneema fibre which it supplies mainly to the American army and police. The polythene fibre is also used for ropes and cables in the fishing, shipping and other off-shore industries.

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