Log in
Forgot password ?
Become a member for free
Sign up
Sign up
Dynamic quotes 

4-Traders Homepage  >  News  >  Economy & Forex  >  All News

News : Economy & Forex

Latest NewsCompaniesMarketsEconomy & ForexCommoditiesInterest RatesBusiness LeadersFinance ProfessionalsCalendarSectors 
All NewsEconomyCurrencies / ForexEconomic EventsPress releases

INOVYN ChlorVinyls : Successful start up of INOVYN’s new KOH facility

share with twitter share with LinkedIn share with facebook
share via e-mail
10/13/2017 | 12:25pm CET

INOVYN announces the completion of its new large scale potassium hydroxide (KOH) production facility at its Antwerp/Lillo Site (Belgium).

The first production run of membrane quality KOH for supply to customers took place during the first week of October, following successful start-up of the facility.

Comments Filipe Constant, Business Director for INOVYN: 'We are delighted to have achieved this significant milestone in the ongoing evolution of INOVYN, which is the culmination of a two year Project. The Project has been delivered fully to plan and with an excellent safety, health and environmental performance record.

'This major investment not only underpins INOVYN's leading position in KOH, but will deliver our commitment to long-term continuity of supply to our customers.'

INOVYN's new KOH plant (155kT of KOH with 100kT of chlorine) uses the latest membrane technology and forms a key part of INOVYN's Chlorine Strategy.

Antwerp/Lillo Site was selected for the investment as it is well situated to serve customers both in Europe and beyond, with the nearby Port of Antwerp facilitating KOH movements by ship. The Site is a highly competitive location given it has major customers for the co-produced chlorine, which are linked directly to the Site by pipeline. It is also strategically positioned for imports of potassium chloride, a key raw material in KOH production.


For editors:

Formed on 1 July 2015, INOVYN is a vinyls producer that ranks among the top three worldwide. With a turnover in excess of €3.5 billion, INOVYN has more than 4,300 employees and manufacturing, sales and marketing operations in ten countries across Europe.

INOVYN's portfolio consists of an extensive range of class leading products arranged across Organic Chlorine Derivatives; Chlor Alkali; General Purpose Vinyls; Specialty Vinyls; and Electrochemical and Vinyls Technologies. Annual production volumes are in excess of 40 million tonnes. www.inovyn.com

INOVYN ChlorVinyls Limited published this content on 13 October 2017 and is solely responsible for the information contained herein.
Distributed by Public, unedited and unaltered, on 13 October 2017 10:24:03 UTC.

share with twitter share with LinkedIn share with facebook
share via e-mail
Latest news "Economy & Forex"
11:32p IMF INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND : Concludes the 2017 Article IV Consultation and Announces Staff-Level Agreement for Completion of Second Review of Tunisia's Extended Fund Facility
11:32p IMF INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND : Staff Concludes Visit to Lebanon
11:32p IMF INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND : Mauritania Gets Help To Strengthen Economic Stability, Speed Up Growth
11:32p ARCADIA UNIVERSITY : Foster ’19 Receives Study Abroad Grant from Phi Kappa Phi
11:27p GOVERNMENT OF CANADA : Minister McKenna releases framework to make Canada’s fuels cleaner
11:27p GOVERNMENT OF CANADA : approves the Murray River Mining Project
11:27p COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT 300 : Friday, December 15th is an Early Release Day
11:25p Dutch-Belgian supermarket to battle Amazon on two fronts
11:24pDJYELLEN : No Big Differences Between Her, Powell on Bank Rules
Latest news "Economy & Forex"