Evonik Expands Laurolactam Capacity in Marl
ESSEN, Germany - Evonik Industries AG has announced plans to significantly expand laurolactam production capacity at its Marl, Germany, site. The new capacity should be available in the second half of 2009. Plans for a further capacity expansion have already begun. Laurolactam is the starting material for the polymer polyamide 12, which has steadily growing demand in new markets.