Changzhi, China – China’s state-owned Changshou Chemical has relocated its chloroprene rubber production plant from Chongqing to Changzhi, Shanxi province. The project took two years to complete.
With 40 kilotonnes per annuam (ktpa) planned capacity, the plant started trial runs in July 2017 and began partial operation in November, according to official information.
The facility is expected to reach 30ktpa production volume this year and will come fully on stream in 2019, a source close to the project told ERJ.
The new plant is run by a joint…