08 February 2008 15:38 [Source: ICIS news]
BASEL, Switzerland (ICIS news)--Ciba's new 30,000 tonne/year antioxidants plant in Singapore is due to start production in March and will form "an important step in our global set-up", an executive of the Swiss specialty chemicals company said on Friday.
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"From a logistical point of view,
Ciba already has an antioxidants plant with a capacity of 15,000-20,000 tonnes/year in
Meanwhile, another plant in
Righini, speaking on the sidelines of the firm's annual results conference, was upbeat following a 3% rise in sales year-on-year for its plastics additives segment to Swiss francs (Swfr) 2.16bn ($1.95bn), the lubricant additives and personal care businesses showing particularly strong growth.
($1 = Swfr1.10)
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