Hebei Veyong Constructing 1,000-Ton Glufosinate Facility

China’s Hebei Veyong launched construction of its 1,000-ton glufosinate facility on Sept. 1, following its announcement on August 20 that the project was approved by ENN Ecology Holding Ltd.

At a meeting to acknowledge the launch, general manager of Hebei Veyong, Mr. Fan  Zhaohui and vice president of ENN Group, Mr. Zhang Qing, put forward the specific requirements for the process.

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“The 1,000-ton glufosinate project is not only the key action for Hebei Veyong’s medium and long-term development strategy, but also the core project for transformation and upgrading of product structure in Hebei Veyong,” the company said in a statement on the Chinese Crop Protection Industry Association website. “It will promote the future development strategy of Hebei Veyong.” In addition, another plant with 3,000-ton glufosinate capacity is already under construction.

As one of the earliest Chinese manufacturers of glufosinate, Hebei Veyong moved to a new plant in 2012, and added a 300-ton-capacity facility to its existing 150-ton facility. The glufosinate project represents a breakthrough on technology promotion and environmental upgrades, it said.