Heben’s Sichuan pesticide technical production base broke ground, covering productions of metalaxyl-M and clomazone
Jul. 20, 2020
Sichuan Heben Crop Protection Co., Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Zhejiang Heben Pesticide and Chemicals Co., Ltd, held a ground-breaking ceremony on June 3, 2020, for construction of a new workshop.
Sichuan Heben Crop Protection will be promoted as Heben’s pesticide technical production base in Sichuan.
Sichuan Heben Crop Protection is located in Nanchong Economic and Technological Development Zone, Sichuan Province, covering an area of 40 hectares, at a total investment of Yuan1.6 billion. It will form a production capacity of 55,800 tons of pesticide technical and 4,500 tons of intermediates. After production reaches full load, the company will achieve sales of Yuan5 billion. The first phase project is expected to begin trial production in February 2021.
At present, the main construction works of the production base include 13 new workshops for the manufacture of 13 types of pesticides. After the completion of the project, the capacity will enable an annual production of 7,550-tons of fungicide technical (2,500 tons of metalaxyl, 1,500 tons of metalaxyl-M, 1,000 tons of fentin acetate, 500 tons of fentin hydroxide, 2,000 tons of tricyclazole and 50 tons of pyraclostrobin); 12,000 tons of herbicide technical (4,000 tons of clomazone, 3,000 tons of pendimethalin, 2,000 tons of oxyfluorfen, apart from 2,000 tons of fomesafen and 1,000 tons of quizalofop-p-ethyl).
It will also produce 2,300 tons of insecticide technical (2,000 tons of propargite and 300 tons of hexythiazox); 4,500 tons of intermediate chemicals (1,500 tons of cyanophenol and 3,000 tons of 1,2-pentanediol); by-products of 10,726 tons of sodium chloride, 2,244 tons of ammonium sulfate, 2,250 tons of hydrochloric acid, 565 tons of ammonium chloride, 967 tons of potassium chloride, 2,471 tons of sodium sulfite, 3,829 tons of potassium sulfate, 1,863 tons of sodium sulfate, 2,100 tons of ethanol and 626 tons of acetic acid.
In 2019, Heben's annual sales were Yuan1.547 billion, ranking 32nd among the list of 2020 China's top 100 pesticide companies.
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