Nouryon commissions biodegradable chelates plant in Netherlands

Nouryon commissions biodegradable chelates plant in Netherlands

The start-up of the new site in Herkenbosch, Netherlands is expected in the second quarter of 2022

  • By ICN Bureau | February 02, 2022
Nouryon announces the completion of its latest production facility to meet increasing global demand for innovative and sustainable chelates for the rapidly growing consumer cleaning industry. The start-up of the new site in Herkenbosch, Netherlands is expected in the second quarter of 2022.
“Nouryon continues to prioritize investments in sustainable solutions that offer high renewable content without sacrificing performance,” said Larry Ryan, Executive Vice President and President, Performance Formulations and the Americas at Nouryon. “As a strategic market for Nouryon, Home and Personal Care is seeing a big shift in demand from traditional petroleum-based solutions to biodegradable options and we have a global manufacturing footprint to support it.”
The new production facility will double the company’s Dissolvine green chelates capacity by supplying Dissolvine M or MGDA (Methylglycine N,N-diacetic trisodium salt), Dissolvine GL or GLDA (Glutamic acid, N,N-diacetic tetrasodium salt) and other essential ingredients to a variety of multinational and regional customers. The site will complement the company’s existing plants in Ningbo, China and Ohio, USA. 
“The commissioning of this new production site is driven by growing demand for eco-friendly solutions in the auto dishwashing and liquid laundry markets,” said Suzanne Carroll, Vice President of Home and Personal Care at Nouryon. “This new facility supports our broad product portfolio of readily biodegradable chelates and will strengthen our global footprint to supply customers in Asia, Europe and North America.”
Nouryon is a leading producer of high-performing, biodegradable chelates worldwide. Dissolvine chelating products are derived from natural, renewable sources and are readily biodegradable, offering a superior ecological profile. Designed to enhance the performance of auto-dishwashing, liquid laundry detergents, household cleaners, as well as industrial and institutional cleaning products, Dissolvine chelating products serve as an essential builder in detergent formulations and replace phosphates without compromising performance.

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