AkzoNobel invests $20 million increase surfactants capacity

AkzoNobel invests $20 million to increase surfactants capacity

9:55 PM, 10th October 2011
AkzoNobel invests $20 million to increase surfactants capacity
Bob Margevich, Managing Director, AkzoNobel Surface Chemistry business unit.

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS: AkzoNobel has announced its plan to invest $20 million to increase capacity at its Surface Chemistry plants in Itupeva, Sao Paulo, Brazil and Morris, Illinois, US, over the next two years. This investment will enable AkzoNobel to expand production capacity for fatty amine derivatives, which are essential ingredients in formulations used in a broad range of industries such as oilfield, organoclay, fabric softeners, agrochemicals, home and personal care.

“We are committed to support our strategic customers in the Americas by constantly improving our manufacturing sites and, as a result of our unparalleled innovation efforts, enabling them to develop and produce new products,” said Bob Margevich, Managing Director, AkzoNobel Surface Chemistry business unit.

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