Dow licenses UNIPOL polypropylene technology Chinese firm

Dow licenses UNIPOL polypropylene technology to Chinese firm

7:25 AM, 30th September 2013
Dow licenses UNIPOL polypropylene technology to Chinese firm

MIDLAND, US: Qinghai Provincial Mining Co Ltd has agreed to license UNIPOL Polypropylene Process Technology from Union Carbide Chemicals & Plastics Technology LLC, a wholly owned Subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company.

The facility with 400 kilo tonne per annum of homopolymer, random copolymer and impact copolymer is expected to start-up in 2016. Located in Haixi, Qinghai Province, China, the facility will be a grass-root coal coking and methanol to olefin complex. With UNIPOL PP Process Technology, polypropylene manufacturers can meet and exceed increasing demand from their customers for high quality polypropylene to create products used in packaging, durable goods, automotive parts, non-wovens, fibers and consumer applications.

“UNIPOL PP Technology will enable Qinghai Mining to meet its customer demands for high quality polypropylene that produces products that are faster, lighter, clearer and cleaner,” said Tracy Cleckler, President, Union Carbide Chemicals & Plastics Technology LLC.


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