China: Polyethylene Shandong Yulong Petrochemical Selects Lyondell Basell Technology
Lyondell Basell’s Lupotech T high-pressure polyethylene technology will be used in two separate production lines at Shandong Yulong Petrochemical Co.’s new facility in China. The production lines include a 200 KTA low density polyethylene line as well as a 300 KTA LDPE and ethylene vinyl acetate copolymer line which will be used to produce LDPE with vinyl acetate comonomer.
Rotterdam/The Netherlands – Lyondell Basell has announced that Shandong Yulong Petrochemical Co. will use the Lyondell Basell Lupotech T high-pressure polyethylene technology in two separate production lines at a new facility.
The process technology will be used for a 200 KTA low density polyethylene (LDPE) line and a 300 KTA LDPE and ethylene vinyl acetate copolymer (EVA) line to produce LDPE with vinyl acetate comonomer. The facility will be located in Longkou, Yantai, Shandong Province, P.R. of China.
“With continuous, significant growth in LDPE and EVA applications, and the need for benchmark manufacturing performance to effectively compete in the product market, Shandong Yulong Petrochemical’s selection of our Lupotech T underlines our leading position in process technologies for the production of LDPE and LDPE specialities,” said Neil Nadalin, Director Global Licensing and Services at Lyondell Basell. Nadalin added, “Lupotech T is the technology of choice for high-pressure tubular LDPE production offering lowest operating and balanced investments costs to our customers.”