Growing Demand Nouryon Commences Chloromethanes Expansion in Frankfurt
Nouryon announced that it would start construction in May on a project to further increase capacity for chloromethanes at its site in Frankfurt, Germany. The expansion is expected to be completed in 2020.
Frankfurt/Germany — The company first increased chloromethanes production in Frankfurt in 2017; the new project will increase annual production capacity of the chloromethane methyl chloride by more than 30 %. Methyl chloride is used for the manufacture of various construction materials, silicones, surfactants and pharmaceuticals.
As well as investing in additional capacity, the company will also make substantial upgrades to the facility, which are to improve overall supply reliability for customers.