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.
For the latest chemical news, data and analysis that directly impacts your business sign up for a free trial to ICIS news - the breaking online news service for the global chemical industry.
Get the facts and analysis behind the headlines from our market leading weekly magazine: sign up to a free trial to ICIS Chemical Business.
|ICIS news FREE TRIAL|
|Get access to breaking chemical news as it happens.|
|ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX)|
|ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX). Download the free tabular data and a chart of the historical index|
Asian Chemical Connections