Röhm optimizes MERACRYL® MMA capacities in Shanghai
To support global Methacylates “Verbund” and growth strategy of PMMA molding compounds production line in Shanghai, Röhm started a refinery project to further optimize its MERACRYL® MMA capacity.
The capacity expansion of Röhm’s Shanghai production was successfully commissioned beginning of September adding up to 20% capacity. Röhm announced the expansion of PLEXIGLAS® capacity in Shanghai in July 2022. The new MERACRYL® MMA capacity will support the rapid growth in Asia with consistent high quality. “It will enhance supply reliability of Bulk Monomer and strengthen our footprint in growth Asia Market”, said by Davie Zheng, head of Business Unit Bulk Monomers in Asia.
With 3,500 employees and 13 production sites worldwide, Röhm is one of the world’s leading manufacturers in the methacrylate business. The medium-sized company with branches in Germany, China, the USA, Mexico, and South Africa has more than 80 years of experience in methacrylate chemistry and a strong technology platform. Our best-known brands include PLEXIGLAS®, ACRYLITE®, MERACRYL®, DEGALAN®, DEGAROUTE® and CYROLITE®.