29 February 2012 05:07 [Source: ICIS news]
MELBOURNE (ICIS)--Eastern China-based Wuxi Baichuan Chemical Industrial Co plans to start up its new 300,000 tonne/year ethyl acetate (etac)/butyl acetate (butac) swing plant at ?xml:namespace>
The company plans to produce 100,000 tonnes/year of etac and 200,000 tonnes/year of butac when the plant begins commercial operation, said the official.
“Construction of the facility is complete, and we plan to start test runs in April, for commercial start-up in May or June,” added the official.
The company currently operates a 200,000 tonne/year etac/butac swing plant at Jiangyin, also in
Butac, which is derived from acetic acid and n-butanol (NBA), is mainly used in the manufacturing of paints and coatings for the furniture, construction and automotive sectors.
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