Air Products Opens Specialty Amines Plant in China
November 16, 2009
LEHIGH VALLEY, PA – Air Products has opened its new specialty amines plant in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China. The facility will support customers in the polyurethane additives and epoxy markets.
Located in the Nanjing Chemical Industry Park (NCIP), the new specialty amines plant is a multi-reactor, multi-purpose facility designed to manufacture many of the amine chemistries marketed by the business globally. Air Products has already built and operates two large air separation plants and a pipeline system to serve customers in the NCIP.
The initial focus of the plant will be on several performance-oriented products marketed by Air Products’ epoxy additive and polyurethane additive product lines, including the Polycat® and Dabco® series of amine catalysts, and the Ancamine®, Ancamide® and Sunmide® series of epoxy-curing agents used in industries such as coatings, inks, adhesives, construction, appliance and automotive.