Evonik Industries AG will soon bring on stream production of a new, phthalate-free plasticizer for PVC resins.
Evonik said it will offer 1,2-cyclohexane dicarboxylic acid diisononyl ester produced at its Marl, Germany, facility in the second half of 2013. Production capacity for the new plasticizer plant will be 88 million pounds per year. Investment in the project will reach the double-digit million Euros range, the Essen, Germany, company said in a news release.
“With our new plasticizers, our customers will soon be able to choose the plasticizers that meet their exact requirements from an even wider range of products,” explains Rainer Fretzen, head of Evonik's performance intermediates business.
Evonik said it will develop other plasticizers as well, including bio-based types.
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