04 June 2013 16:25 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--Air Liquide Global E&C Solutions has signed contracts with both Fujian Jinfeng Technology and Fujian Zhongjin New Material for polyamide 6 (PA6) plants in China, the France-based technology firm said on Tuesday.
Using its Zimmer technology, Air Liquide will provide the design, propriety equipment and the technical service for the plants, which have a total capacity of 360,000 tonnes/year.
“Zimmer technologies form an integral part of the Air Liquide Global E&C Solutions portfolio," said Francois Venet, the company’s vice president. “Our continuous efforts in innovation translate in a strong competitive position, enabling us to commercialise this new concept in China, the most important market for polyamide 6 technology.”
Polyamide 6, or nylon 6, is a thermoplastic used in a variety of industries including textiles, automotive, domestic goods, as well as sports and leisure.
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