Nynas is now operating the base oil plant and associated production units at the former Shell refinery in Harburg, Germany.
The takeover of the base oil plant near Hamburg is the first step towards establishing a new site for Nynas with up to 350,000 metric tons per year specialty oils production capacity. It will represent a 40 percent increase in the companys naphthenic specialty oil supply capability, Nynas said in a Jan. 2 news release. Nynas naphthenic specialty oils include base oils, insulating oils and process oils.
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