In Kaisten, Syngenta Operates the World's Largest Plant in which an Enantioselective Catalytic Hydrogenation is Performed. How Did This Come About?

Authors

  • Roland Hofer

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.2533/000942905777677000

Keywords:

Competitiveness in production, Enantioselective hydrogenation, Large-scale manufacturing, Loop reactor

Abstract

This article provides a short overview of the successful industrial-scale introduction of a new and demanding chemical process at Kaisten (Switzerland). A list of probably the most important criteria that prompted management to decide in favour of this location at that time is given.

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Published

2005-01-01

How to Cite

[1]
R. Hofer, Chimia 2005, 59, 10, DOI: 10.2533/000942905777677000.