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Nippon Shokubai cancels China superabsorbents project

6:08 AM MDT | July 31, 2014 | Natasha Alperowicz

Nippon Shokubai, a leading producer of acrylic acid and superabsorbent polymers (SAP), today announced the cancellation of its project to double SAP capacity at its Nisshoku Chemical Industry (Zhangjiagang) subsidiary in China. The company announced the $56 million investment in January 2012. The project was expected to be completed this summer doubling capacity at Zhangjiagang to 60,000 m.t./year.   Nippon Shokubai says it reviewed the project’s feasibility taking into account the SAP market environment in China and decided to prioritize expansions in...

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