Saturday, November 03, 2007

New $5 million Italian chemical plant for Vietnam

New $5 mil factory for Quang Nam

A major new factory, which makes chemicals for the construction industry, opened yesterday in Quang Nam Province.

The $5.2 million Mapei Vietnam factory in the Bac Chu Lai Indus-trial Park will produce admixtures for concrete, products for wooden floors, stone materials, protective wall products and decorative coatings.

The Italian owned, 50-technician factory has a daily capacity of 150 tons and aims to produce 70 percent for local markets and 30 percent for export to Cambodia and Laos.

Reported by Dang Ngoc Khoa