Nouryon has expanded the production of dialkyl peroxide by 25 % at the company’s Ningbo site in China. The firm’s product under the brand ‘Perkadox 14’ plays an important role in the production of various elastomer-based products.
The plant which is capable of converting renewable electricity into green hydrogen can be scaled up from 20MWs to 60 MWs. The move will enable the facility to convert 9,000 tonnes of green hydrogen per year and meet the demand for sustainable aviation fuel.
Under the deal, Nouryon has plans to launch two new additives – Berol 6446 and Berol 6430 for the fuels market. The latest additives are expected to enhance the combustion efficiency of diesel and lower-viscosity heavy fuel oil for transportation and power generation.
The expansion deals with increasing the production capacity of organic peroxides in Mahad, India. The move is expected to boost capacity by 80 per cent and support the growing demand from the Middle East as well as the local market.
Perkadox GB-50 is a fresh version of dibenzoyl peroxide and is the maiden dry BPO in the market that does not comprise dicyclohexyl phthalate. The production of the new version will be carried out in Los Reyes, Mexico.
Situated in Felling, Akzo Nobel’s new campus intends to deliver superior innovations and products for the marine and oil and gas industries. A new application and testing laboratory is one of the main features of the campus.
Colloidal silica enhances and improves key functionalities of various products and manufacturing processes. The 4.48-million dollar expansion at the Bohus site is one of the most recent investments by the firm to better serve its customers in the paints and coatings market.