13 April 2011 04:59 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China's Shandong Bohui is running its 225,000 tonne/year adipic acid (ADA) plant at 100%, a company source said on Wednesday.
Located at Zibo city in Shandong province, the plant has three lines, each with a capacity of 75,000 tonnes/year.
Major ADA producers in China include PetroChina Liaoyang Petrochemical and Shandong Hongye.
ADA is primarily used in the production of nylon 6,6 (polyamide 6,6) as well as in the manufacturing of polyurethanes (PU), which are used in shoe soles and polyester resins. Nylon 6,6 is used in the manufacture of tyre cords.
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