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Lurgi Awarded Another Nylon-6 Plant Contract in China

6:02 AM MDT | August 18, 2010 | Natasha Alperowicz

Lurgi has been awarded a contract by LiHeng (Changle) Polyamide Technology Co. (Changle, China) for the supply of a second nylon-6 plant at Changle City, Fujian, China. The facility will be designed to produce 100,000 m.t./year of nylon-6 and use the Zimmer two-stage nylon-6 technology. Zimmer is Lurgi's sister company and both belong to the Air Liquide group. LiHeng already operates a Zimmer process two-stage nylon-6 plant with capacity for 200 m.t./day. The contractor will provide the technology, basic engineering, the main equipment items, including...

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