Cooperation Linde Teams up with Univation Technologies or Polyethylene Resins
Linde and Univation Technologies have cooperate on new and more efficient polyethylene resins production processes. The new partnership shall deliver measurable benefits to resin producers and cracker operators worldwide.
Houston, Texas/USA – The benefits of new streamlined technology, capital expense and operational expense reduction opportunities as well improved quality in early stage design to ethylene cracker and polyethylene projects shall be valuable for both new construction projects as well as retrofit projects. Dr Christian Bruch, member of the Executive Board of Linde and responsible for the company's engineering business, stated, "Our combination of technology and engineering, procurement and construction capabilities is a key driver to deliver competitive solutions to the petrochemical industry. We are excited to leverage the enormous potential synergies inherent in this close collaboration with Univation Technologies to deliver value to our existing and future customers."
Dr Steven F. Stanley, president of Univation Technologies, LLC, expressed the company's excitement to embark on this partnership with Linde. "As the leading polyethylene technology licensor around the world, we are constantly looking for ways to deliver more value for our licensees. This agreement with Linde allows us to take our solution-driven approach to the next level covering the entire Unipol PE Process platform including back-integration into cracker operations and improved economics for both new plant and retrofit projects." The agreement is non-exclusive for the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) phase of Unipol PE Process projects.