Jiangsu Sailboat Petrochemical Co. has selected
LyondellBasells Lupotech T and Lupotech
A process technologies for a new plant scheduled to be
built in Lianyungang, China, officials said on
Jiangsu said the plant will have a total plant capacity of
300,000 tpy for the production of low-density polyethylene
(LDPE) and ethyl vinyl acetate (EVA).
LDPE and EVA polymers are in high demand, driven by an
increasing need for consumer items ranging from shoes to
specialty films, according to company officials.
We selected LyondellBasells Lupotech platform based
on the leading manufacturing cost performance and the
capability to produce high-quality LDPE and very high EVA
content LDPE," said Zheng Guo Dong, general manager for
Jiangsu Sailboat Petrochemical.
Key features of the Lupotech T tubular technology and the Lupotech
A autoclave technology include low manufacturing
and investment costs, fast start-up and grade changes, and high
quality LDPE and copolymers with up to 40% EVA covering the
entire range of melt flows and densities.
Proven single-line capacities of up to 450,000 tpy are
available with Lupotech T, according to LyondellBasell
The company says the more than 250 polyolefin process
licenses granted by LyondellBasell are twice that of any
other polyolefin technology licensor.