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Nippon Shokubai to Expand Superabsorbent Polymers Plant in China

7:25 AM MST | January 31, 2012 | Sotirios Frantzanas

Nippon Shokubai says it has approved Nisshoku Chemical Industry's (NCI; Zhangjiagang, China) investment plan for the expansion of NCI's superabsorbent polymers plant at Zhangjiagang. A new superabsorbent polymers plant with a production capacity of 30,000 m.t./year will be built as a part of the investment plan, Nippon Shokubai says. The capacity of the existing plant is 30,000 m.t./year. Mechanical completion of the new plant is expected in March 2014, and commercial operation will begin in July 2014, the company says. The total capacity...

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