Degussa brings world's largest DL-methionine facility on stream


Degussa AG, Dusseldorf, has officially brought the DL-methionine facility on stream at its site in Antwerp, Belgium. Management Board Chairman Dr. Klaus Engel notes: "This investment strengthens our position as a leading producer of DL-methionine for the long term." The new large-scale facility has a capacity of 120,000 tonnes per year. With a production capacity totaling around 350,000 tonnes per year, Degussa is the world's number one in DL-methionine, according to the company.

The new facility is the fourth of its kind within the Degussa Group, the others being the existing production facilities for DL-methionine in Wesseling (Germany), Antwerp (Belgium) and Mobile (USA).

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