Feb 17, 2021
Ingevity increases capacity at activated-carbon plant in Zhuhai, China
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Ingevity Corp. has expanded its activated carbon production capacity following significant debottlenecking and equipment upgrades completed and verified in late December at its facility in Zhuhai, China. The plant upgrades have effectively increased its capacity by an additional 15% to 20%, helping Ingevity meet the high global demand for its premium, high-capacity pelletized carbon products, used primarily in gasoline vapor emissions control systems in cars, trucks, motorcycles and boats.
The Zhuhai plant has been in operation since 2015 and includes activated carbon production and a state-of-the-art automotive applications laboratory. Ingevity also operates an extrusion facility in Changshu, China; an activated carbon production plant in Wickliffe, Kentucky; an activation and extrusion plant in Covington, Virginia; and a “honeycomb” scrubber plant in Waynesboro, Georgia. Read more…