Nippon Shokubai breaks ground new SAP plant in Belgium

Nippon Shokubai breaks ground for new SAP plant in Belgium

7:11 AM, 16th November 2015
Nippon Shokubai breaks ground for new SAP plant in Belgium

OSAKA, JAPAN: Nippon Shokubai Europe NV held a groundbreaking ceremony for new superabsorbent polymer (SAP) plant and acrylic acid (AA) plant in its plant site in Antwerp, Belgium.

Since SAP, one of Nippon Shokubai’s core businesses, shows steady growth of demand as a key material of disposable diapers, Nippon Shokubai decided the expansion of SAP and its main raw material, AA, as announced in May this year.

In Europe, Nippon Shokubai expects the steady demand of SAP especially in Central and Eastern Europe. Nippon Shokubai will ensure more stable supply after the investment of not only SAP but also its main raw material, AA.

With this new plant Nippon Shokubai group’s global SAP production capacity will be 710,000 metric tons per year and Nippon Shokubai will enhance its position as one of the world top suppliers of SAP.

© Worldofchemicals News

0 Comments

Login

Your Comments (Up to 2000 characters)
Please respect our community and the integrity of its participants. WOC reserves the right to moderate and approve your comment.

Related News


Frutarom makes 11th acquisition this year; buys AMCO in Poland

HAIFA, ISRAEL: Frutarom Industries Ltd said it has agreed to purchase 75 percent of the share capital of AMCO Sp zoo (AMCO) of Poland for $20.7 millio ...

Read more
Technip bags CHS’s hydrogen plant contract in US

PARIS, FRANCE: Technip SA said it was awarded a€50 to €100 million contract by CHS Inc to provide proprietary technology and engineering, pr ...

Read more
KBR appoints Shell executive to board of directors

HOUSTON, US: KBR Inc said it has appointed Shell’s executive VP for Arctic, Ann Pickard, as a member of its board of directors effective 1 Decem ...

Read more
Toray, Boeing sign carbon fibre supply agreement for new planes

TOKYO, JAPAN: Toray Industries said it has signed a comprehensive long-term agreement with the Boeing Company to supply carbon fibre torayca prepreg f ...

Read more
BASF reorganizes performance chemicals division; to cut 120 jobs

LUDWIGSHAFEN, GERMANY: BASF SE said it will reorganize its paper, water, oilfield and mining businesses within the performance chemicals division and ...

Read more
Enterprise Products Partners signs contract for ethane export

HOUSTON, US: Enterprise Products Partners LP said it has executed long-term contract to export ethane from its new terminal under construction at Morg ...

Read more