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Start-up of Trinseo's Production Line in China

China: Polymerization Technology

Start-up of Trinseo's Production Line in China

11/17/2017 - Trinseo, a global materials company and manufacturer of plastics, latex binders and synthetic rubber, announced the start-up of a Magnum ABS production line at the company’s manufacturing plant in Zhangjiagang, China. read...

Solvay Inaugurates PVDF Plant in China

China: Polymer Production

Solvay Inaugurates PVDF Plant in China

11/08/2017 - Solvay has inaugurated its Solef polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) plant in China, to meet growing global demand for this thermoplastic polymer in energy-efficient, environmental and industrial applications. read...

Technip FMC Awarded Subsea Contract by Muryphy Sabah Oil

Malaysia: Offshore Exploitation

Technip FMC Awarded Subsea Contract by Muryphy Sabah Oil

11/05/2017 - Technip FMC has been awarded a subsea contract by Murphy Sabah Oil for an offshore field in Malaysia. read...

Praxair Starts Oxygen Production at South Korean Petrochemical Plant

South Korea: Vacuum Pressure Swing Adsorption

Praxair Starts Oxygen Production at South Korean Petrochemical Plant

11/03/2017 - Praxair has started up three new vacuum pressure swing adsorption (VPSA) plants at the Daesan petrochemical complex located on the west coast of the Korean peninsula. Early 2018 the company will start up a fourth plant. read...

Air Liquide Enters JV with Sinopec for Optimization of Air Separation Units

China: Air Separation

Air Liquide Enters JV with Sinopec for Optimization of Air Separation Units

10/24/2017 - Air Liquide entered into a joint venture with Sinopec in Beijing, for the take-over and optimization of three existing ASUs (Air Separation Units) and the building of a new nitrogen production unit, for a total investment of $ 47 million. read...

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Modular vs. Megaplant: The Fight for the Future of Engineering

Engineering Concepts Modular vs Megaplant

Modular vs. Megaplant: The Fight for the Future of Engineering

11/30/2016 - Whether major project or container factory: What is decisive is the networking — What does chemical production of tomorrow look like? While the mega plants score with their scaling effects in giant proportions, the modular plant scores in flexibility thanks to the construction kit principle. Container modules against projects worth billions — an unequal battle. But perhaps on closer look David and Goliath are not really so different? read...

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Fluor Wins Contract for Petrochemical Project Expansion in the Philippines

Philippines: Ethylene Production

Fluor Wins Contract for Petrochemical Project Expansion in the Philippines

Fluor was awarded an engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) contract for the utilities, offsites and infrastructure scope of work for JG Summit’s petrochemical complex expansion in Batangas City, Philippines. read...

Praxair to Supply Gases to Shanghai Huali Microelectronics

China: Semiconductor Industry

Praxair to Supply Gases to Shanghai Huali Microelectronics

Praxair has signed a long-term contract to supply nitrogen, high purity oxygen, helium and other gases to Shanghai Huali Microelectronics Corporation (HLMC), a subsidiary of Huahong Group, based in Shanghai. read...

Saudi Aramco and Petronas Join Forces for PIC Petrochemicals Project

Malaysia: Downstream Engineering

Saudi Aramco and Petronas Join Forces for PIC Petrochemicals Project

Saudi Aramco has entered into a strategic partnership with Petronas Chemicals Group Berhad (PCG) for its petrochemicals projects within the Petronas Pengerang Integrated Complex (PIC) in the southern Malaysian state of Johor. read...

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