Mitsui, Lotte Chemical collaborate polypropylene catalyst plant in Korea

Mitsui, Lotte Chemical collaborate for polypropylene catalyst plant in Korea

4:35 AM, 8th April 2013
Mitsui, Lotte Chemical collaborate for polypropylene catalyst plant in Korea

TOKYO, JAPAN: Mitsui Chemicals Inc announced commencement of commercial operations at the LOTTE MITSUI CHEMICALS Inc polypropylene catalyst plant in Yeosu, Korea on 1 April 2013. The plant is part of an equal joint venture with Lotte Chemical Corporation.

Lotte Mitsui Chemicals uses Mitsui Chemicals’ cutting edge catalyst manufacturing technology to produce polypropylene, which is widely used in applications including automobiles and home appliances, at the LOTTE CHEMICAL owned petrochemical works in Yeosu, Korea.

Mitsui Chemicals has continued to focus research and development efforts on catalysts, a key technology of the chemical industry, and has successfully developed catalysts used in production of various products through its proprietary, high technology. Mitsui Chemicals continues to position manufacture and sales of catalysts as a core business. The commencement of commercial operations at LOTTE MITSUI CHEMICALS is an important step in establishing a global production structure for Mitsui Chemicals’ polypropylene catalysts. Mitsui Chemicals will continue to strengthen its global catalyst business and licensing activities for manufacturing technology.

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