Honeywell opened its largest plant for protective gloves in Nantong, Jiangsu province on 4 December. The facility produces protective gear including polyurethane gloves, nitrile rubber gloves, gloves with PVC dots and knitted gloves.
China’s Skyworth Group opened its first white goods park on 18 November, 2014 in Nanjing, Jiangsu province with 3m unit/year refrigerator capacity.
On 10 October, 2014 China’s TCL opened its new park for white goods with 1.7m unit/year refrigerator capacity. Construction of the facilities started in April 2013.
Sanjiang Fine Chemicals is to start operation of its new EO/EG plant by the end of the first quarter of 2015 in Jiaxing, Zhejiang province.
Huafon Spandex started trial run in November, 2014 for its 30kT/year differentiated spandex project located at Baitao Industrial Park in Chongqing, China.
Wanhua announced on 7 November, 2014 that it has put into full operation its 600kT/year MDI facilities in the Harbour Industrial Area in the Yantai Economic and Technological Development Zone.
Liming Institute broke ground on its 20T/year dimeryl diisocyanate (DDI) facilities in March 2014 in Luoyang, Henan province and schedules to complete the construction in mid or late 2015.
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Guangdong Homa Appliances, China’s largest fridge exporter by volume, said it plans to build a sixth plant here with 3.5m unit/year capacity, including over 1m unit/year freezers.
China’s fifth Polyurethane Exterior Insulation Seminar was held on 15 September, 2014 in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia.