TOKYO, Japan – July 31, 2014 – Faced with growing global demand, KH Neochem Co., Ltd. announced that it has increased production capacity of its 2-Ethyl Hexanoic Acid by 10 percent.
KH Neochem Co., Ltd. is one of the world’s leading producers of 2-Ethyl Hexanoic Acid, which has seen continued market growth in recent years. The versatile product is a key component in plasticizers, lubricants, cosmetics, coatings and resins, among other high-performance applications.
Further production expansion is also under consideration, including the production of other carboxylic acids at the Yokkaichi plant. According to a KH Neochem spokesman, the decision will be based on continuing market pressures and in keeping with KH Neochem’s commitment to act as a responsive and reliable business partner and resource.