In China, Celenese Corp. expects to begin industrial ethanol production six to 12 months earlier than expected. In addition to its one or two greenfield plants it is planning, it now will modify and enhance its existing integrated acetyl facility at the Nanjing Chemical Industrial Park with its TCX advanced technology. The modifications would add approximately 200,000 tons of ethanol production capacity by mid-2013, pending approvals, at a fraction of the cost to build a greenfield facility.
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