Sumitomo Seika Put Its Superabsorbent Plant on Stream in France

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23 Oct 2013 13:10 Helen Clark

CHEMMONITOR.COM - Japanese chemical company Sumitomo Seika in partnership with a specialty chemicals and advanced materials company Arkema started a new Sumitomo Seika plant at the Carling site (France). Currently, the superabsorbent plant is fully operational.

With the plant inauguration, the production capacity at the site is expected to reach 47,000 tons annually. Sumitomo Seika will be able to satisfy rising demand for superabsorbents in the European market.

Superabsorbents are widely used in the production of adult incontinence articles, babies diapers and female sanitary products.

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