TITLE

No impact from formic exit

AUTHOR(S)
Gibson, Jane
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;7/31/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 30, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the impact of the withdrawal of BP from the formic acid market by the end of August 2006. Despite the move, some chemical companies believe that western Europe will remain oversupplied. Perstorp expanded its 25,000 tonne/year unit at the end of 2005, to give a nameplate production of 40,000 tonne/year while Kemira is planning to increase its capacity to 88,000 tonne/year.
ACCESSION #
21958040

 

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