Lurgi Zimmer GmbH, a subsidiary of Frankfurt-based Lurgi GmbH, has received a contract to build a
polyamide 6 (PA6) plant for China-based Zhejiang Huajian Nylon Co. Ltd., a manufacturer of PA6 for
textile and engineering plastics applications.
The new plant, which features the two-stage Zimmer® PA6 polymerization technology, will
be able to produce 100 tons per day of high-quality chips for textile and film applications. The
additional capacity, expected to go online in 2009, will raise
Zhejiang Huajian’s overall production capacity for the polymer to 70 kilotons per year.
The contract, Lurgi Zimmer’s third PA contract in 12 months, includes technology,
engineering, equipment procurement and supervision services.