China's Jiangsu Lianhai boosts etac capacity to 250,000 tonnes/year

18 January 2013 06:27  [Source: ICIS news]

MELBOURNE (ICIS)--China’s Jiangsu Lianhai Biological Technology plans to increase its ethyl acetate (etac) capacity to 250,000 tonnes/year with the addition of a second line, a source close to the company said on Friday.

Construction of a new  150,000 tonne/year etac line at its existing site at Nantong in Jiangsu province is expected to be completed in the second quarter of 2013, the source said.

Jiangsu Lianhai's existing Nantong plant produces 100,000 tonnes/year of etac.

By: Trisha Huang

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