OBERHAUSEN, Germany – The chemical company Oxea has mechanically completed its new carboxylic acids plant in Oberhausen, Germany. After a 15-month construction period, work is underway to prepare for the start of operations. Oxea expects the new plant to go on-stream soon and be able to manufacture products to specification shortly thereafter. Once commissioned, the new facility will boost Oxea's global carboxylic acids production capacity by another 40 percent. The plant, named Carboxylic Acids 3, is Oxea’s fifth production plant for carboxylic acids worldwide.

Oxea is a global manufacturer of oxo intermediates and oxo derivatives, such as alcohols, polyols, carboxylic acids, specialty esters, and amines.