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Vertellus Boosts Vitamin B3 Capacity in China

9:06 AM MDT | September 29, 2008 | Nancy Seewald

Vertellus Specialties (Indianapolis) says it will invest approximately $25 million to build a 7,000 m.t./year 3-cyanopyridine plant at Nantong, China, due onstream by the end of 2009. The unit will supply feedstock to a niacinamide/niacin (vitamin B3) plant that Vertellus plans to build at Nantong following completion of the 3-cyanopyridine plant. “Our production expansion in China is an important step in a global, long-term strategy to meet the increased market demands for vitamin B3,” says Rich Preziotti, CEO of Vertellus. The company says that...

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