SINGAPORE-Afton Chemical Corp. said Wednesday that it has completed an expansion of its lubricant additive plant in Singapore and that it expects to start producing antiwear agents in October.
The project cost SGD $222 million (U.S. $163 million). The plant will now produce advanced ashless dispersants and antiwear components for lubricants used in passenger cars and heavy-duty vehicles. Located on Jurong Island, Singapores petrochemical hub, the facility has a land area of 45,500 square meters and operates around the clock. In May, the company started production of dispersants.