Novabay : a new Sodium Bicarbonate plant in Singapore
Novacap Group, through its Mineral Specialties Division, a European leading producer of Soda Ash and Sodium Bicarbonate, accelerated its international expansion in Sodium Bicarbonate with the start-up of commercial-scale production effective in June 2017. This new stand-alone production unit, operated by Novabay Pte Ltd, is located in Jurong Island, Singapore.
To celebrate this great milestone, a Grand Opening Ceremony has been organized on July 18th in the presence of the French Embassy, represented His Excellency the Ambassador of France to Singapore Mr. Marc Abensour, the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) represented by Mr. Lim Kok Kiang, Assistant Managing Director, the JTC represented by Ms. Koh Tilin Cindy, JTC Director, major customers and business partners for the South East Asian markets, as well as numerous distinguished guests.
The state-of-the-art facility offers a strong alternative supply solution to serve the fast growing demand in Asia. It has been designed to produce one of the world’s highest quality Sodium Bicarbonate grades in the market, and is able to guarantee a consistent and continuous quality, meeting the expectations of the most demanding customers in Health Care, Dialysis, Personal Care, Food, Feed, and Industrial applications.
The fully automatized production unit runs on a continuous 24/7 process, and is able to immediately bring 70,000 metric tons to the market, and rapidly expand its production capacity to 120,000 metric tons.
Building trust and long term relationship with customers and distributors, always delivering the best possible quality products and services and driving Sustainable Development initiatives, have always been part of the Novacap Group core values.