ADEKA to strengthen gas supply capacity through local cooperation in China

ADEKA to strengthen gas supply capacity through local cooperation in China

ADEKA is strengthening its local gas supply capacity in China through cooperation with Chinese companies, the Gas Review reports.

The Sinochem Group, a major chemical industry company in China, is currently moving forward with construction of a high-purity chlorine plant.

According to ADEKA, there are very few companies in China that produce semiconductor-grade chlorine, leading to calls for support in supplying high-quality gases rises to meet the needs of the semiconductor industry, which is growing as the result of a national project.

With the background, Sinochem Group, who has an electrolysis plant within their group and produces crude chlorine, decided to establish a production site within China for high-quality, high-purity chlorine, leading to this new investment.

The new plant will have an annual high-purity chlorine production capacity of about 1,000 tonnes, the Gas Review reports. It will be built in Lianyungang of Jiangsu Province and is scheduled to start operation in spring 2021.

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