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Arkema Builds DMAEA Plant at Carling as Part of Restructuring Plan
3:01 AM MDT | November 5, 2010 | Natasha Alperowicz
Arkema says it will invest €30 million ($42.7 million) in a dimethyl amino ethyl acrylate (DMAEA) plant at its Carling, France site. The unit will replace an old facility and at the same time increase the site's capacity by 30%. Production is scheduled to begin in the first half of 2012. The plant will consolidate Arkema's position as Europe's leading producer of this product. DMAEA, an acrylic acid derivative, is used to make flocculants, which in turn are used in wastewater treatment. The plant will be fed with acrylic acid from the Carling complex, which...
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