RohMax Additives GmbH has broken ground in Jurong Island, Singapore, for its new 10 million (U.S. $13.52 million) manufacturing facility, which willproduce its Viscoplex brand of lubricant additives for use in automotive and industrial applications.
Parent company Degussa GmbH first announced the plant in February 2005. The facility, which will operate as RohMax Asia Pacific Ptd. Ltd., is scheduled to open in 2008. The groundbreaking ceremony, attended by customers and local dignitaries, was held May 22.