08 May 2012 15:24 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--Jacobs has won a contract from German specialty chemicals major Evonik for work on a planned polyamide 12 project which will be built at a yet-to-be-disclosed location in ?xml:namespace>
Jacobs did not disclose where in
An Evonik executive said at an industry event in Shanghai last month that the plant would have a capacity of 20,000 tonnes/year of polyamide 12 (or nylon 12), with start-up expected in 2014. He did not disclose the exact location either.
Global polyamide 12 markets have been left short of supplies following an explosion at Evonik’s cyclododecatriene (CDT) plant in
Evonik has said it expects to fully repair the CDT plant by December.
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