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Chemical Week Magazine :: Business & Finance :: Asia/Pacific
Rhodia Plans Nylon Intermediates Boost in Brazil; Forms Silicates JV in China
12:01 PM MDT | July 25, 2007 | Nancy Seewald
Rhodia says it will invest €30 million ($40.9 million) to increase production of phenol and cyclohexanol at Paulinia, Brazil. The project entails a 25% increase in phenol and acetone capacities, and a 43% increase in cyclohexanol capacity, Rhodia says. The company says the market for phenol and cyclohexane is growing about 5%-6%/year, driven by demand for nylon and phenolic resins in Latin America. Phenol is a raw material in phenolic resins, while cyclohexane is used to make nylon. The expansion will “strengthen its leadership position in the regional...
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