Xinxiang Chemical Fiber started installation of its 20kT/year elastane fibre project in December 2014.
Chiyuan Chemical’s 60kT/year BDO and 46kT/year PTMEG facilities have been ready for service and will start operation presently.
Wanhua Chemical is taking steps to significantly expand the global footprint of its aliphatic isocyanate business by, among other activity, debottlenecking the existing manufacturing facilities.
Wanhua has signed engineering design and procurement contracts for its Bajiao Lingang industrial park-based 300kT/year TDI (toluene diisocyanate) facilities with Hualu Engineering and Technology.
China’s Ministry of Commerce ended the anti-dumping tariffs ranging from 4.5% to 13.6% on 1,4 – BDO imported from Saudi Arabia and Taiwan on 24 December, 2014.
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.