October 2015 - AK Chemtech, has awarded to Desmet Ballestra Italy (DBI) a contract for the design and supply of a sulphonation plant for the production of LABSA and sulphonated alcohol ethoxylates.
The plant has a capacity of 7 ton/h as LABSA, but it is specifically designed for the production of top quality/low dioxane Lauryl Ether Sulphates (SLES). As such the plant will be equipped with the Desmet Ballestra Vacuum Neutralization unit, and will be installed in Cheong-Yang (South Korea).
AK Chemtech has been established in 2009, by integrating the businesses of synthetic detergents materials and paints within the chemical department of Aekyung Group.
AK Chemtech is worldwide renowned for the highest quality standard of its products ( anionic surfactants surfactants)
This is the third sulphonation plant supplied by DBI to Aekyoung (two of them equipped with Vacuum Neutralization unit).