Due to the market downturn related to COVID-19, Butachimie is bringing forward some maintenance activities that had been planned for later in the year. These maintenance activities are scheduled to begin in July and are expected to be completed in August.
Our Chalampé plant has continued to run throughout the COVID-19 crisis period, and we expect to continue to supply our customers according to market needs.
Butachimie Chalampé is the worldwide leader in adiponitrile (ADN) production. Butachimie is dedicated to the production of Polyamide intermediates with applications such as: engineering plastics, textile fibers, industrial yarns and technical coatings – in many industrial sectors such as automotive, textile, home appliances and consumer goods.
ADN production from Butachimie is sold only to its shareholders INVISTA and BASF.