Polyamide 6-Plant Lurgi Being Awarded Big Order

Editor: Dr. Jörg Kempf

Lurgi has been awarded a contract for the second phase Polyamide-6 polymerization by LiHeng (Changle) Polyamide Technology in Changle City, Fujian, China.

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In the course of an impressive development of the company, LiHeng are actually operating the world’s largest Polyamide-6 plant with proven Zimmer two-stage Polyamide-6 technology with a capacity of 200 tons per day and now have awarded Lurgi the new contract for two lines with a nameplate capacity of another 100 000 tons per annum. Lurgi will supply the Zimmer two-stage Polyamide-6 technology with the basic engineering, the main equipment including the pre-polymerization and VK tube reactors, and the supervision of erection and commissioning. “This project is another order with the two-stage Zimmer polymerization Polyamide-6 technology and again strengthens Lurgi´s position in the Polyamide-6 and Chinese market,“ says François Venet, CEO of Lurgi.