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Lanxess inaugurates new formalin plant in Krefeld-Uerdingen

Thursday, 26 April 2012

The head of the business unit Advanced Industrial Intermediates, Hubert Fink, and Krefeld’s mayor, Gregor Kathstede, officially opened the state-of-the-art plant.

Specialty chemicals company Lanxess has officially opened a new formalin production plant at its Krefeld-Uerdingen site on. The head of the business unit Advanced Industrial Intermediates, Hubert Fink, and Krefeld’s mayor, Gregor Kathstede, officially opened the state-of-the-art plant on April 24.

Formalin is a feedstock for trimethylolpropane (TMP), a trivalent alcohol used for numerous products in, for example, paints and coatings. The investment totals around EUR 18 million, creating five new jobs at the site. New formalin and methanol tanks have been constructed along with the plant and its 38-meter high tower on an area totaling 1,000 square meters.

Inauguration of the new formalin plant of LANXESS in Krefeld-Uerdingen: Dr. Hans-Dieter Gerriets, Plant Head, Dr. Hubert Fink, Head of LANXESS' Business Unit Advanced Industrial Intermediates, Gregor Kathstede, mayor of Krefeld, and Dr. Michael Friedrich, Technical Head.

Source: Lanxess
Inauguration of the new formalin plant of LANXESS in Krefeld-Uerdingen: Dr. Hans-Dieter Gerriets, Plant Head, Dr. Hubert Fink, Head of LANXESS' Bus...
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