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Dow and Davy license technology to Chinese company

3:42 PM, 8th June 2011
Dow and Davy license technology to Chinese company

 

MIDLAND, US/LONDON, UK/SHANDONG, CHINA: Davy Process Technology Limited (DPT) and The Dow Chemical Company’s (Dow) Oxygenated Solvents business, announced that YanKuang Cathay Acetyl Chemical Company (YKCC) in Shandong, China, has selected LP OxoSM SELECTORSM 10 Technology for its new facility in Shandong Province, China. YKCC is currently building butyl acetate capacity and is set to become vertically integrated from butyl acetate back to primary raw aterials, in this case coal. With this license, YKCC will build a new 150 kta butanols plant with capacity of 136 kta of normal butanol, most of which will be used for the internal production of butyl acetate. This is the twelfth LP OxoSM license to be granted in China.

 

“Addition of YKCC is part of our expanding family of LP Oxo Technology licensees in China,” said Bruce Lipsitt, LP Oxo Licensing Business Director. Following the signing of the contract, Dr David Tomlinson, President, DPT said, “We are honored YKCC has decided to proceed with their Butanol project utilizing the LP OxoSM SELECTORSM 10 Technology. This will be the 44th project utilizing LP OxoSM Process Technology and we look forward to working with YKCC throughout the plant design process, start-up and operation.”

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