Hydrotalcite output trebles

Gordon, Michael
September 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;9/18/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 35, p39
Trade Publication
The article reports that Sud-Chemie is expanding its hydrotalcite production unit in Moosburg, Germany, from 5,000 tonnes/year to 15,000 tonnes/year, on stream by 2008. The company said it was reacting to global demand for heavy-metal-free polyvinyl chloride (PVC) additives. Hydrotalcite is a replacement for lead-based PVC additives in cables, foil and profiles, as well as plastic sheets.


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