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Clariant to Build Third Plant for Non-Halogenated Flame Retardants at German Site

3:24 PM MST | December 6, 2011 | Ian Young

Clariant has announced plans to build a third production unit for non-halogenated flame retardants at Hürth-Knapsack, Germany. The unit is due for completion in 2013 and will result in a tripling of capacity at the site since 2010. The expansion program began with a debottlenecking of Clariant's first non-halogenated flame retardants plant at Hürth-Knapsack that was completed in mid-2011. A second unit is due to be onstream at the site by mid-2012, doubling capacity. The capacity expansion program reflects steadily growing demand from the electrical and...

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