Regions :: Western Europe :: Germany
Oxea Breaks Ground on Carboxylic Acid Plant in Germany
9:15 AM MST | February 5, 2012 | Natasha Alperowicz
Oxea broke ground on Friday on a previously announced carboxylic acid plant at Oberhausen, Germany. The facility, the company’s third such unit, will raise capacity by 40%. The plant is due to be completed during this year. The main driver for the capacity expansion is a growing global demand for synthetic fatty acids, which form the basis for manufacturing energy-efficient lubricant esters for refrigeration units, such as air conditioners and refrigerators or phthalate-free plasticizers, the company says. “Oxea is the leading carboxylic acids...
This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.
Forgot your user ID or password?
Not an IHS Chemical Week member yet?
Here's why you should be:
100% Satisfaction Guarantee