Lurgi being awarded the second Polyamide 6-plant by LiHeng

Lurgi GmbH has been awarded a contract for the second phase Polyamide-6 polymerization by LiHeng (Changle) Polyamide Technology Co., Ltd. in Changle City, Fujian, China. In the course of the development of the company, LiHeng are actually operating a Polyamide-6 plant with Zimmer two-stage Polyamide-6 technology with a capacity of 200 tons per day and now have awarded Lurgi the new contract for two lines with a nameplate capacity of another 100.000 tons per annum.

Lurgi will supply the Zimmer two-stage Polyamide-6 technology with the basic engineering, the main equipment including the pre-polymerization and VK tube reactors, and the supervision of erection and commissioning.

"This project is another order with the two-stage Zimmer® polymerisation Polyamide-6 technology and again strengthens Lurgi´s position in the Polyamide-6 and Chinese market.”, said François Venet, CEO of Lurgi GmbH.