Sumitomo Seika, Arkema starts superabsorbent plant Carling site,Moselle,France

Sumitomo Seika opens superabsorbent plant in Carling site, France

12:15 PM, 22nd October 2013
Sumitomo Seika, Arkema starts  superabsorbent plant

COLOMBES, FRANCE: Sumitomo Seika inaugurates superabsorbent plant on the Carling site, Moselle, France. This major investment, made in partnership with Arkema, will enable Sumitomo Seika to meet increasing demand for superabsorbents in Europe. The investment will raise the overall superabsorbent production capacity of the Carling facility to 47,000 tonne per year.

The construction of this new plant boasts the latest technological advances of Sumitomo Seika in the field of superabsorbents. Production effectively came on stream in the summer, and the plant is now fully operational. The operational launch of this new production plant on the Carling platform further consolidates Arkema’s position on the site, which now ranks among the world’s leading production facilities for acrylic monomers.


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