Chevron Oronite announces completion of the Singapore plant expansion

Chevron Oronite has announced the completion of Phases 1 and 2 of an expansion project at its Singapore Manufacturing Plant (SMP. In Phase 1, facilities and supporting infrastructure were added in SMP to manufacture two new detergent components. In Phase 2, the blending facility was upgraded and expanded to allow more complex additive packages to be blended and supplied from the plant.

“This project has expanded the core component capabilities of the Singapore Manufacturing Plant, enabling us to produce the majority of components that go into our additive packages. This allows us to integrate our manufacturing processes further and control the variables to improve quality and lead times,” said Lim Keng Yang, General Manager of Manufacturing and Supply, Asia Pacific Region.

Eugene Ng, General Manager of Sales and Marketing, Asia Pacific Region, highlighted the enhanced capabilities that the expansion provides: “With this new investment and our network of manufacturing plants in Asia, we are delivering more products directly to our customers in the region. This helps to enhance our products’ supply reliability, which is critical in the current dynamic environment filled with many uncertainties and disruptions.”

Colleen Cervantes, President of Chevron Chemicals, concluded: “The expansion work in Singapore is an important addition to our manufacturing capabilities in Asia. It demonstrates our continued commitment to invest in markets where we see the potential for growth and an opportunity to provide better value to customers.”