01 August 2007 17:22 [Source: ICIS news]
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NFIL set up a facility in technical collaboration with the UK's INEOS Fluor for preventing emission of the greenhouse gas (GHG) hydroflorocarbons 23 (HFC23), a by-product generated during the manufacture of the HFC22 refrigerant.
The project would enable the company to generate tradable carbon credits by reducing GHG emissions equivalent to 2.8 million tonnes/year of carbon dioxide over 10 years.
Earlier this year, the company trebled production capacity for boron trifluoride gas, which is used in the manufacture of polymers, and it is considering setting up a multi-purpose specialty fluorides plant.
NFIL manufactures refrigeration gases, bulk fluorides such as anhydrous hydrofluoric acid and aluminium fluoride and specialty chemicals such as phenyl trimethyl ammonium chloride and n-methyl n-benzyl aniline at Bhestan and Dewas in
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