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Ferro builds benzoic acid and dibenzoates facilities at Antwerp

5:13 PM MDT | June 3, 2013 | Natasha Alperowicz

Ferro Corp. says it will install a new dibenzoates production facility at its Antwerp site, which will expand significantly its plasticizer product offerings. The project will be designed to produce 28,000 m.t./year of dibenzoates, a non-phthalate, fast-fusing plasticizer. It will include a unit to produce benzoic acid, which will make the project fully back integrated. Production at the facility is expected to begin in the second half of 2014.   Ferro expects to significantly strengthen its market position through this project, offering high-performance...

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