Ineos Oxide expands Ethylidene Norbornene plant increasing its capacity by 28,000 tonne

Ineos Oxide expands ethylidene norbornene capacity in Antwerp, Belgium

8:05 AM, 15th February 2014
Ineos Oxide  expands Ethylidene Norbornene  plant

ROLLE, SWITZERLAND: Ineos Oxide has successfully expanded its Ethylidene Norbornene (ENB) plant at its Antwerp facility, increasing its capacity to 28,000 tonne, making it the single largest ENB plant in the world. The expansion was completed during the fourth quarter of 2013.

“We are pleased to be able to announce that we have successfully expanded our ENB plant to support our customer’s needs. Ongoing global growth, and demand from new ENB customers, in particular those producing ethylene-propylene-diene rubber, requires new capacity. Debottlenecking the Antwerp plant is a unique step by Ineos that will provide sufficient ENB for the next 2-3 years,” said Hans Casier, CEO, Ineos Oxide.

 

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