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AkzoNobel to Build Cellulose Derivatives Facility in China

2:00 AM MDT | March 23, 2011 | Deepti Ramesh

AkzoNobel says it will construct a new facility for the production of its Bermocoll cellulose derivatives at the company’s multi-site at Ningbo, China. The company says it will also debottleneck the existing cellulose derivatives manufacturing site at Örnsköldsvik, Sweden. The two projects will involve a total investment of more than €60 million ($84 million) and will increase total capacity to nearly 40,000 m.t./year. The debottlenecking project in Sweden is due to be completed by the end of this year and the new Bermocoll unit at Ningbo is...

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