Domo Chemicals Finalizes Succesful Expansion Investments With Start-up of a new Ammonium Sulfate Storage Facility in Leuna (Germany)

March 5, 2010

GHENT, Belgium, March 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ –

– Domo Caproleuna GmbH, subsidiary of DOMO Chemicals, celebrates in Leuna
(Saxony-Anhalt, Germany) the successful start-up of a new Ammonium Sulfate
storage facility (investment of 30 million euro) with a capacity of 80.000
tons in the presence of the Minister of Economic Affairs of Saxony-Anhalt,
Dr. Haseloff, and Domo Chemicals’ Chairman of the Board of Directors, Mr. Jan
De Clerck

Despite the difficult global market circumstances, DOMO(R) Chemicals has
further strengthened its competitiveness through the successful finalization
of the expansion investments during 2008 and 2009, amounting to 50 million
, in its caprolactam and nylon plant in Leuna.

On top of the 20 million euro of investments in 10 % capacity growth, a
significant part, 30 million euro, has been invested in a new high-tech
storage and handling facility for ammonium sulfate, an important byproduct of

About DOMO(R) Chemicals

DOMO(R) CHEMICALS, with headquarters in Ghent-Zwijnaarde (Belgium) and
production sites in Gent-Zwijnaarde, Leuna and Premnitz (Germany), is a
competitive player in the field of nylon, caprolactam, fertilizers and
polypropylene. DOMO Chemicals has a total global turnover of ca. 600 million
and employs 640 people. Its core product caprolactam is the basis raw
material for high-grade plastics in various applications worldwide (textiles,
electronic and automotive parts, packaging films).

SOURCE Domo Chemicals nv

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