Showa Denko increase ammonia production in Zhejiang Province, China

Showa Denko increases high-purity ammonia production capacity

10:01 AM, 31st January 2014
Showa Denko increase ammonia production

TOKYO, JAPAN: Showa Denko has increased the production capacity for high-purity ammonia (a specialty gas for semiconductor production) at its manufacturing subsidiary in Zhejiang Province, China. The capacity has been increased from 1000 tonne per annum to 2000 tonne per annum. The expanded facility started operation this month.

Showa Denko is operating three high-purity ammonia plants, one each in Japan, Taiwan, and China. Following the capacity expansion in China, Showa Denko now has a total high-purity ammonia production capacity of 6,000 tonne a year. Under its consolidated business plan PEGASUS Phase II, Showa Denko classifies the semiconductor-processing high-purity gas business as a “Growth” business. Showa Denko will aim to further globalize the business this year, strengthening the production/distribution system in Asia and expanding sales.

 

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