Nouryon increasing capacity of chloromethanes in Germany

Friday, April 5, 2019

Frankfurt expansion expected to complete by 2020

Euro Chlor member Nouryon will start construction in May on a project to further increase capacity for chloromethanes at its site in Frankfurt, Germany, expected to be completed in 2020.

The company first increased chloromethanes production in Frankfurt in 2017; the new project will increase annual production capacity of the chloromethane methyl chloride by more than 30%. Methyl chloride is used for the manufacture of various construction materials, silicones, surfactants and pharmaceuticals.

 More information on the expansion can be found on the Nouryon website.