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Oxo Derivatives Oxea to Build its First Production Plant in China

| Editor: Marion Henig

The chemical company Oxea announced today that it will build its first chemical plant for the production of oxo derivatives in Nanjing, China, in 2012.

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Oxea is a global manufacturer of oxo intermediates and oxo derivatives. (Logo: Oxea)
Oxea is a global manufacturer of oxo intermediates and oxo derivatives. (Logo: Oxea)

Nanjing, PR China– Scheduled to go on-stream in 2013, the new state-of-the-art plant will serve the fast-growing demand for oxo derivatives in China and Asia. Oxo derivatives are key ingredients that are used in nearly all sectors of China’s economy, including automotive, construction, cosmetics, pharmaceutical and personal care products. This investment will establish a new production platform for Oxea in China and is part of Oxea’s overall strategy to expand into growth regions.

"In a first step our Nanjing plant will produce Oxea’s specialty esters, phthalate-free plasticizers and other oxo derivatives. However, we have allowed space for future expansion and new investments,” said Miguel Mantas, Executive Board member for marketing and sales.

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