Technology Licensing in China New Polycarbonate–Plant off the Chinese Coast to Utilize EPC Technology
ZPC plans to build a new Polycarbonate-line at its petrochemical and refinery site on Dayushan Island, PR China. The company has recently licensed EPC’s Variplant technology for the new 260,000-tons/year-production line.
Dayushan/PR China – Zhejiang Petroleum and Chemical plans the 2nd phase of its polycarbonate project located on Dayushan Island off the Coast of China, halfway between Ningbo and Shanghai. The Chinese basic chemicals and refining company has thus licensed the Variplant polycarbonate technology of German engineering and technologies provider EPC: The scope of supply includes the technology license, the extended process design package and the supply of proprietary equipment. Upon completion in 2021, the 2nd phase project will add another 260 kta polycarbonate production capacity to phase 1 which is already under construction.
"EPC is delighted to continue the good cooperation with ZPC which also underlines the trust of our client in our Variplant Technology", explains Tim Henkel, Managing Director of the EPC Group. „Especially the high flexibility and the simultaneous production of multiple grades of PC is an important competitive advantage for our clients.“ Recently, EPC has experienced a significantly increased interest in its technologies, especially in the polycarbonate industry.