Sumitomo to expand methionine production capacity

Increased production capacity for methionie in Japan will help serve markets in Asia.

Sumitomo Chemical announced that it will expand its production capacity for the feed additive methionine by adding a new production line in Japan at its Ehime Works in Niihama City, Ehime Prefecture, to meet the active demand in the market.

After this expansion, the company will increase its capacity by approximately 100,000 metric tons per year, bringing its total production capacity for methionine to approximately 250,000 mt per year for all existing facilities. The new facility

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