OBERHAUSEN, Germany – Oxea, a global manufacturer of oxo intermediates and oxo derivatives based in Oberhausen, Germany, has yet again completed a significant expansion of its production capacities. The Carboxylic Acid units in Oberhausen, Germany, were successfully expanded by another 10 percent of nameplate capacity. The additional capacities will go on stream within the next weeks. Additionally, Oxea is currently building another carboxylic acid plant in Oberhausen. The Carboxylic Acid Plant 3 is expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2013. By then, Oxea will operate five production plants for carboxylic acids globally.