12 December 2012 22:02 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--CP Kelco plans to expand its carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC) capacity at its plant in ?xml:namespace>
In the next 12-18 months, CP Kelco will expand the capacity by up to 25%, the company said.
CP Kelco did not disclose the plant's capacity or the project's value.
Carboxymethyl cellulose, also known as cellulose gum, is a water-soluble polymer made from cellulose. They function as thickeners, water binders and emulsifiers.
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