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Evonik Plans to Build MMA Plant in U.S.

2:24 AM MDT | September 27, 2012 | Deepti Ramesh

Evonik Industries says it has started basic planning for a new large-scale methyl methacrylate (MMA) production plant at the company’s Mobile, AL site using the company’s Aveneer process.  The investment in the project will exceed €100 million ($129 million) , Evonik says. The plant, with a production capacity of 120,000 m.t./year, is expected to come onstream in the middle of 2015. The project is awaiting the approval of the relevant bodies, the company says. The Mobile site was chosen for the first MMA plant to use the new Aveneer...

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