Shanghai, China - Nippon Polyurethane Technology (Shanghai), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Japan’s chemical giant Tosoh, held the opening ceremony for its new plant in the city on 16 November.
Located in the Jinshan 2nd Industrial Zone covering an area of 27,000 m2 , construction started on the new plant in 2013. Total capacity is 15.7 kT/year capacity for polyurethane-related products.
The capacity includes 15 kT/year for PU coating's curing agents and PU systems with CNY 110m (€15m) investment as well as 720 tonne/year of PU medical sealant capacity funded by CNY 3m investment.
So far about three quarters of its total capacity is in operation, and products made here mainly supply to the China market, the company told UTECH-polyurethane.com
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