MONHEIM, Germany – Cognis has opened a new SO3 sulfation plant at its site in Ecatepec, Mexico. The facility produces ingredients for use in products such as shampoos, shower gels, paint, paper coatings and agrochemical applications. The investment will enable Cognis to target new markets in the region. In close proximity to major customers, the site is equipped with technologies such as sulfation, ethoxylation and multi-purpose reactors.