21 December 2011 07:54 [Source: ICIS news]
The producer started building the plants at the end of 2010, the source said.
“Nippon Shokubai decided to invest in building an SAP plant as we see Indonesia will have a lot of demand for [the product] in the long term,” the source added.
SAP is primarily used in the production of diapers and feminine hygiene products. According to figures from the World Bank, 27.4% of
Nippon Shokubai operates a 60,000 tonne/year crude AA plant and a 100,000 tonne/year acrylic esters plant at its petrochemical complex at the same site.
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