The Emerald Kalama Chemical business group broke ground on a $40 million expansion to add a new purification and finishing process and support growing market demand for benzoic acid. The investment also greatly expands the group’s capabilities for related downstream products, including K-Flex low-VOC coalescents, Kalama benzyl alcohol and others. Emerald Kalama Chemical also commissioned a new 75 KT reactor train in Rotterdam to support benzoic acid production.
Emerald Specialties Group completed an expansion of its R&D/pilot plant capabilities at its Cincinnati, Ohio facility. The expanded facilities allow the group to produce an increased range of products, focusing initially on the group’s new ling of self-dispersed disperisons optimized for inkjet.
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