Kao establishes new production company in China

Kao establishes new production company in China

4:57 AM, 7th June 2012
Kao establishes new production company in China

SHANGHAI, CHINA: Kao Corporation established a new production company, Kao Chemical Industries Co Ltd in April 2012, in Shanghai, China. The new company and its facilities will reinforce Kao’s production system for industrial-use chemical products in China. The new plant is scheduled to start operations in 2014, and the investment is estimated at approximately ¥5 billion ($63 million). In line with Kao Group’s mission to save energy and mitigate its environmental impact, endeavors to reduce CO2 emissions will be promoted at the new plant.

To maintain growth on a global basis, Kao has set the Chinese market as its most important priority. Accordingly, in its chemical business, Kao will strengthen production systems in China for products used in fields that are experiencing surging demand. Specifically, the new plant will produce surfactants used as raw materials for various industrial-use cleaners and toiletries, and materials used for moulding.

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