OBERHAUSEN, Germany — Chemical company Oxea has completed its latest production plant for specialty esters, “Ester 2”, in Oberhausen, Germany, on schedule.
The new facility will increase Oxea’s worldwide production capacity for specialty esters by more than 50%. Oxea now has three specialty ester production units, and a fourth is currently being built in China.
Specialty esters are used to manufacture a large variety of state-of-the-art industrial products, including for automotive and architecture applications, as well as for medical purposes.
“Oxea is seeing a steady increase in demand for its specialty esters worldwide. With our new production unit we will continue to improve our flexibility and delivery capacity and support our customers in their growth,” said Miguel Mantas, responsible for Sales and Marketing within Oxea’s Executive Board, commenting on the completion of Ester 2. “In our new facility we will manufacture key components for the production of innovative polymer films for which there is strong demand in the chemical industry.