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Oxea starts operations at German carboxylic acids plant

1:19 PM MDT | May 22, 2013 | Lindsay Frost

Oxea announced that it has successfully started operations at its new carboxylic acids plant at Oberhausen, Germany—boosting the company’s carboxylic acid production capacity by about 40%, the company says. Construction, which took place over 15 months, was completed in April. “Growing environmental awareness of both businesses and consumers drive demand for our synthetic fatty acids, which can be used in the manufacture of products such as energy-efficient lubricants or phthalate-free plasticizers,“ says Miguel Mantas, responsible for...

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