IGM Resins is proud to announce that on November 23rd 2020, precisely 13 months after the formal groundbreaking ceremony, the first batch of photoinitiator was successfully produced at IGM Technology & Development Co., Ltd in Anqing, China.
This milestone is an important achievement for IGM’s Anqing project and is part of an investment to deliver a 133,333 square meter high tech production facility for Photoinitiators in the Anqing High-tech Industry Development Zone, to be fully commissioned throughout 2021.
“With Anqing, IGM is delivering on its promise to the market to ensure a reliable, sustainable Photoinitiator supply to meet the future growth of the UV curing industry,” says Wilson Gu, Executive Vice President Photoinitiators (& ASIA) at IGM Resins. “With state-of-the-art technology, continued focus on Innovations and with an annual production capacity of 12,000 metric tons, IGM will strengthen its position as global market leader in Photoinitiators.”
“IGM Anqing represents the largest local foreign investment project in Anqing City and High-tech Zone,” says Michael Lotman, IGM’s Vice President of Operations. “Throughout 2020 the IGM team in both Haimen and Anqing, but also the contractors faced great challenges caused by COVID-19 and severe weather conditions. This first batch in only 13 months times is the result of an impressive achievement in project management, safety management and overall great teamwork.”