Taiwan Glass: OK for Chinese sodium carbonate plant

Taiwan Glass Industry Corp. has reportedly gained approval from China to set up a sodium carbonate plant, a major raw material used in the manufacture of glass, in Jiangsu province, and will be starti…

Taiwan Glass Industry Corp. has reportedly gained approval from China to set up a sodium carbonate plant, a major raw material used in the manufacture of glass, in Jiangsu province, and will be starting construction later in September 2009. The plant is expected to produce one million metric tons of sodium carbonate and amine in 2012, when it will be the third-largest sodium carbonate production facility by capacity in China.