31 August 2010 08:22 [Source: ICIS news]
The plant was expected to be completed in December 2013 and would cost around $450m (€356m), the chemical producer said in a statement.
Output from the new plant would be supplied to Showa Denko’s existing customers and to new markets in
Showa Denko would also use 200,000 tonnes/year of products from the new Indonesian plant to replace the current output from its plant in
The company would stop production of alumina at its 200,000 tonne/year
Alumina, a key consumer of caustic soda, is widely used for the smelting of aluminium metal and the production of electronic materials.
($1 = €0.79)
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