China’s Fujian Tianchen Yaolong starts up new Fuzhou capro plant

05 August 2014 09:17 Source:ICIS News

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Fujian Tianchen Yaolong New Material started up its new 200,000 tonne/year caprolactam (capro) plant on 4 August and is currently running the unit at 60% of capacity, a company source said on Tuesday.

The plant, which is located at Fujian Jiangyin Economic Development Zone in Fuzhou, is the first capro plant in south China, the source said.

The company has started test runs at the new plant in end-July,  the source said.

Fujian Tianchen Yaolong New Material is a joint venture between China Tianchen Engineering Corp and Fuzhou Yaolong Chemical Group.

By Huan Shi