09 October 2012 10:50 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Swiss Clariant International opened a second production unit for its Exolit OP halogen-free flame retardant at the firm’s Hurth-Knapsack plant in ?xml:namespace>
Exolit OP is used primarily in the electronics and electrical engineering sector, Switzerland-based specialty chemicals producer said.
The new facility doubles the capacity for the firm’s diethyl phosphinic acid aluminium salt (DEPAL)-based flame retardants, it said without specifying details.
“By doubling the DEPAL capacity…, the company is responding to the growing demand for safe and environmentally friendly FRs [flame retardants] for plastics in the global electronics and electrical engineering market,” the company added.
Financial details of the new production unit were not disclosed.
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