USA: Largest Phenol Unit in the World Ineos to Expand Mobile Phenol Plant
Ineos Phenol announced that it is planning to expand the capacity of its plant in Mobile, Alabama (US) up to 850,000 tonnes a year, making it the largest phenol production unit in the world.
Mobile/USA — An investment to increase the capacity of the Mobile production facilities up to 850 kt will make the plant the largest unit in the world. This expansion will meet anticipated growth in demand, the company announced.
According to Hans Casier, CEO Ineos Phenol, the Mobile asset is already the largest and most efficient single train plant in the USA and the expansion would build on this key strength. It also takes full advantage of our Gulf Coast location.
The Ineos Phenol business is the largest producer of Phenol and Acetone in the world, and the only Phenol and Acetone manufacturer with production facilities spanning Europe and America. Its products are used in a diverse range of end-markets including the automotive, construction, electronics and fibre industries.