China’s Shandong Hongye to start Yuncheng adipic acid unit

08 November 2011 08:59  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Shandong Hongye Chemical Industrial Group will start its 140,000 tonne/year adipic acid (ADA) plant at Yuncheng county in Shandong province early next year, a company source said on Tuesday.

Exact dates are unavailable, the source added.

The company has a 140,000 tonne/year adipic acid plant at Dongming county in Shandong province.

Major ADA producers in China include Shandong Bohui, Xinjiang Dushanzi Tianli High & Newtech, PetroChina Liaoyang Petrochemical and Shenma Pingdingshan.

ADA is used in the manufacturing of nylon 6,6 (polyamide 6,6), polyurethanes (PU), plasticisers, hexamethylene adipate, thermo PUs and resins for shoe soles.

Additional reporting by Doreen Zhao

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By: Heng Hui
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