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Honeywell-Sinochem jv begins construction of HFC-245fa project in China

1:39 AM MST | December 6, 2012 | Deepti Ramesh

Sinochem (Beijing) says that Sinochem Lantian Honeywell—a joint venture between Honeywell and Sinochem—broke ground on 26 October 2012 on the previously announced project to produce hydrofluorocarbon-245fa (HFC-245fa) at Taicang, China. HFC-245fa is a nonozone-depleting, rigid-foam blowing agent used in insulation for appliances, construction, transportation, and other applications for which maximum energy efficiency is required, Sinochem says. The 2 companies had announced plans for the 50-50 jv in October 2011, and in December 2011 Jacobs...

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