Durability + Design
Follow us on Twitter Follow us on LinkedIn Like us on Facebook Follow us on Instagram Visit the TPC Store
Search the site

 

D+D News

Main News Page


AkzoNobel Expands Organic Peroxide Plant in India

Monday, June 25, 2018

More items for Good Technical Practice

Comment | More

AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals (the Netherlands) recently announced that is has broken ground on a project to expand production capacity and update its organic peroxides facility in Mahad, India.

The 4 million-euro investment in the plant—which has been in operation since 1991—will increase organic peroxide capacity by 80 percent, the company says, with the goal to meet growing demand from India and the Middle East.

AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals (the Netherlands) recently announced that is has broken ground on a project to expand production capacity and update its organic peroxides facility in Mahad, India.

The expansion is expected to be completed by the end of the year. The company also noted that it is investing in a monochloroacetic acid project due to start production in 2019.

“This is the latest in a series of organic peroxide investments to better serve our customers by upgrading technologies and increasing production capacity,” says Johan Landfors, member of the Executive Committee responsible for Polymer Chemicals.

“This expansion will allow us to build on our strong presence in numerous organic peroxide market segments, particularly in PVC, acrylics and thermoset resins.”

One of the company’s previous investments came in January, when it announced that it was investing more than 12 million euros to expand a facility in Los Reyes, Mexico. Specifically, that facility aimed to make Perkadox CH-50 organic peroxides, which are sold primarily in the thermoset resin market.

“We have a growing portfolio of customers, so continued investment to increase production capability at Los Reyes is critical to ensure we continue to meet demand while positioning ourselves for sustainable growth,” Landfors said at the time.

   

Tagged categories: AkzoNobel; Building operations; Business matters; Business operations; Specialty Coatings

Comment Join the Conversation:

Sign in to our community to add your comments.

Advertisements
 
Novatek Corporation
 
Novatek Portable Air Filtration Systems
 
Air Scrubbers/Negative Air machines for restoration, abatement, dust & odor control, hazardous contaminant removal from job sites to clean rooms and hospitals. Portable, affordable!
 

 
Shield Industries, Inc
 
FireGuard® E-84 Intumescent Coating - Shield Industries, Inc
 
Trust the certified protection of the industry’s most innovative intumescent coating FireGuard® E-84 to provide you with the 1 and 2 hour fire ratings you need.
 

 
Keim Mineral Coatings
 
Mineral Silicate Paints + Stains Fuse to Concrete
 
• Forms permanent chemical bonds
• Becomes part of the concrete
• Will never peel
• Looks completely natural
 

 
 
 

Technology Publishing Co., 1501 Reedsdale Street, Suite 2008, Pittsburgh, PA 15233

TEL 1-412-431-8300  • FAX  1-412-431-5428  •  EMAIL webmaster@durabilityanddesign.com


The Technology Publishing Network

Durability + Design PaintSquare the Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings Paint BidTracker

 

© Copyright 2012-2018, Technology Publishing Co., All rights reserved