The technology will be used at a plant located on the island of Sumatra and under the terms of the agreement; Nouryon will be responsible for marketing any surplus CS2 volumes produced by the plant.
Indonesia – Nouryon has recently licensed its state-of-the-art carbon disulfide (CS2) manufacturing technology to a viscose fibers manufacturer in Indonesia. This move will help the manufacturer to raise output of his plant on the island of Sumatra. As part of the arrangement, any surplus CS2 volumes produced by the plant can be marketed by Nouryon, helping the company better serve its customers in the Asia-Pacific region.
The technology plays an essential role in many industrial processes. Besides being used in fiber production for products ranging from textiles to tea bags, it is also used in agriculture, pharmaceuticals, and mining. It also allows high production capacity in a single, cost-effective continuous process. Nouryon has its own CS2 production in Argentina, Germany, and the US, and this deal marks the company’s third license agreement.
Nouryon recently realised another CS2 milestone with a commercial delivery to a Chinese customer – the first time that CS2 was imported there.