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Lanxess Breaks Ground on Leather Chemicals Plant; Expanded Plastics Facility Online; to Open Technology Center

July 28, 2011 | Deepti Ramesh

Lanxess says it has broken ground on a previously announced plant to produce leather chemicals at Changzhou, Jiangsu province, China. The plant, which will involve an investment of €30 million ($43 million), will have a capacity of 50,000 m.t./year and will come onstream in the first half of 2013. The plant will produce leather chemicals used for leather tanning, dyeing and finishing applications. China is the largest market for leather chemicals worldwide, with steady growth expected in the coming years, Lanxess says. Lanxess also announced that it will...

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