Known as plant No. 5, the expansion would be a $50 million capital investment, according to Bio-Lab Inc.’s incentive application. The total investment under consideration would be $142.6 million.
The Bio-Lab chlorine plant would manufacture trichloroisocyanuric acid and disodium isocyanurate used as a sanitizer in swimming pools. Meanwhile, Bio-Lab laid off about 100 employees in the interim as it seeks to rebuild, according to Bloomberg.
The reconstructed petrochemical complex includes shipping, maintenance, laboratory, a machine shop and the swimming pool chemical producing unit itself. Read the entire story.