AkzoNobel Begins Plant Construction In China

By Chemical Processing Staff

Mar 03, 2015

AkzoNobel's specialty chemicals business broke ground on a new alkoxylation facility in Ningbo, China. The new facility creates a more sustainable footprint in the region and the added alkoxylation capacity will enable AkzoNobel to better serve its customers in the agrochemical, oilfield and personal care markets, according to the company.

The Ningbo multi-site covers around 50 hectares and accommodates production for chelates, ethylene amines, ethylene oxide, organic peroxides and Bermocoll cellulose derivatives. AkzoNobel Surface Chemistry's latest investment will increase annual capacity by nearly 18,000 tons.

AkzoNobel currently employs more than 7,400 people in China.

 For more information, visit: www.akzonobel.com

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