08 May 2008 04:01 [Source: ICIS news]
MUMBAI (ICIS news)--Indian detergents and chlor-alkali producer Nirma Limited plans to start up its new 240,000 tonne/day caustic soda plant at Bhavnagar, in Gujarat state by the end of December 2008, a company source said on Thursday.
The plant is located close to the company's 650,000 tonne/year soda ash plant.
The source was speaking on the sidelines of the International Seminar on the Growth of Chlorine Derivatives (excluding Vinyls) being held here on 8 May.Nirma also manufactures salt, linear alkyl benzene (LAB), fatty acid, glycerine, alpha olefin sulphate, intravenous fluids and sulphuric acid single super phosphate.
The one-day seminar was organised by the Alkali Manufacturers' Association of India.To discuss issues facing the chemical industry go to ICIS connect
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