OSAKA, Japan, Nov. 10, 2017 /Kyodo JBN/ --
Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd.
Nippon Shokubai Embarks on Feasibility Study for 1 Million-Ton Production System of,,,
Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd. (hereinafter “Nippon Shokubai”) has announced that the company will enter into a feasibility study for building the next acrylic acid (AA) plant at PT. Nippon Shokubai Indonesia, a subsidiary in the Southeast Asian country.
By this expansion, Nippon Shokubai will establish a system capable of producing a total of one million tons of AA at its facilities on a global basis. Nippon Shokubai plans to make a final decision on the Indonesian plant project in 2018 and expects to commence its operation in 2021.
About Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd.
Since 1941, Nippon Shokubai has developed its business with unique catalyst technology. Nippon Shokubai has supplied, for example, ethylene oxide, acrylic acid, automobile catalysts, process catalysts and so on. Among all, the company’s global market share of superabsorbent polymer is the largest in the world now. Nippon Shokubai is a global chemical company operating under its corporate mission "Providing affluence and comfort to people and society with our unique technology." The company is headquartered in Osaka, western Japan. Its President is Yujiro Goto.