Valtris Specialty Chemicals announces significant expansion in the production capacity of Benzaldehyde in Europe
Independence, OH – Valtris Specialty Chemicals is investing in additional production capacity at Tessenderlo, Belgium.
“Following the successful 2020 expansion at our Tessenderlo site for both Benzyl Chloride and Orthochlorobenzyl Chloride, we are delighted to announce the next stage in our expansions plans with this 20% increase in our Benzaldehyde capacity” says Paul Angus, CEO Valtris Specialty Chemicals. The expansion is expected to be fully completed by the end of 2021.
Benzaldehyde is a key raw material in the production of hexylcinnamaldehyde, and other aroma chemicals widely used in the flavor and fragrance industry, especially in cleaning products.
With three global production sites, Valtris Advanced Organics serves customers worldwide with a portfolio of chlorinated toluene derivatives, used in a variety of end-markets including agrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, construction, automotive, cleaning agents, hand sanitizers, and personal care products.
Dr. Louise Calviou, VP Global Advanced Organics emphasizes: “With these important expansions, we continue to strengthen our position as a reliable, global supplier of chlorotoluene derivatives focused on meeting the needs of our customers”.
About Valtris Advanced Organics
Valtris Specialty Chemicals acquired INEOS ChloroToluenes from INEOS Enterprises in August 2018 and integrated the business within the Valtris group as a separate business unit Valtris Advanced Organics (“VAO”). With production facilities in Belgium, the Netherlands, and the U.S.A, VAO is a leading producer of chlorinated toluenes and derivatives that are used in coatings, flavor & fragrance, personal care and pharmaceutical applications.
About Valtris Specialty Chemicals
Valtris Specialty Chemicals, headquartered in Independence, OH, is a leading manufacturer of specialty chemicals, primarily used as additives in the production and processing of plastics, and chemical intermediates used in coatings, flavor and fragrance, personal care and pharmaceutical applications. With nine facilities operating globally, Valtris offers an unmatched range of complimentary products for the specific needs of its diverse customer base.
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