Evonik Constructs Specialty Copolyester Plant in Witten

Evonik Industries has commenced building a production plant for specialty copolyesters at its Witten site in Germany. The company is investing a mid-double-digit million euro sum in the plant, which will have annual production capacity of several thousand metric tons, the company stated.

The project is set to reach mechanical completion by the end of November 2017. Following the mechanical completion, the commissioning phase will be commenced, and the commercial operation is planned to start in Q1/2018.