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Arkema to double organic peroxide production capacity in China

1:47 AM MST | January 9, 2014 | Deepti Ramesh

Arkema says that it will construct a new organic peroxide plant at the company's Changshu, China manufacturing complex. The new plant at Changshu is expected to become operational in early 2016, and the investment will double the site’s organic peroxide production capacity, Arkema says. Organic peroxides are widely used as polymerization initiators in commodity thermoplastics. Arkema operates 11 organic peroxide plants worldwide. Arkema says it is the world’s second largest producer of organic peroxides. By doubling its production capacity in China...

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