23 March 2012 17:28 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS)--HC Starck expects to begin producing tungsten chemicals and metals at a joint venture facility in ?xml:namespace>
HC Starck, which last year formed the joint venture with
The company did not disclose capacity or financial details, and it did not comment on where exactly in
The former Bayer business supplies metal compounds and materials to customers in the chemical and other industries. In the chemical industry, Starck’s materials are used as raw materials for catalyst production, among other applications.
Starck also said it expects to start up by the middle of 2012 a plant to produce cathode materials for lithium-ion batteries at
Munich-based HC Starck employs a staff of 2,700 at 12 production sites in Europe, North America and in the
Tungsten, along with a number of rare earths materials, is at the centre of a trade dispute. The
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