Routine Shutdown of Lonza Site Announced

October 24, 2019
Pharmaceutical Technology Editors

Lonza has announced that its Niacinamide Plant in Nansha, China will be shut down in November and December 2019 for routine maintenance.

Lonza has announced that its Niacinamide Plant in Nansha, China will be shut down in November and December 2019 for routine maintenance. The Nansha site is the production plant for Niacinamide (vitamin B3), a product that is mainly exported to European countries, the Americas, Japan, and Australia, as well as the Chinese market. The routine maintenance and process optimization is expected to take six weeks at the end of the year, the company stated in an Oct. 22, 2019 press release.

In the press release, Lonza confirmed that during the showdown period it will fulfill all orders and contractual obligations.

Source: Lonza