Huber Engineered Materials, a division of J.M. Huber Corporation, announces it has increased capacity at its precipitated alumina trihydrate (ATH) plant in Bauxite, Arkansas (U.S.) by 30 per cent. The continuous investments at Bauxite will effectively position Huber to continue supporting its customers’ growth strategies with the manufacture of a broad range of precipitated ATH products. “Phase two of the expansion at Bauxite is already in motion and targeted for completion in 2015,” says Don Mills, Global Sales Director for Huber’s Fire Retardant Additives business. “We are well-positioned to serve our customers in a number of markets.” Huber is a global leader in supplying non-halogen fire retardant additives including ATH, magnesium hydroxide (MDH) and engineered molybdate compounds for a variety of consumer, electrical and industrial applications, including reinforced plastics, engineering thermoplastics, rubber, carpet backing, cast polymer, coatings, roofing, adhesives, high-voltage insulators and wire and cable insulating and jacketing.