Badger Licensing announced that CEPSA Chemical Shanghai Co.,
an affiliate of CEPSA Quimica, selected Badger to provide
proprietary technology for its 360,000 tpy grassroots cumene
plant in Shanghai.
The award includes technology
license, process design
and start-up services.
The new cumene plant will be integrated with CEPSA Chemical
Shanghais phenol plant also being constructed at the
CEPSA Quimica is one of the largest producers of cumene
and phenol in the world, said Stuart Agler, president
of Badger. This is the third time they have chosen
Badgers proprietary cumene technology
, for a total of over 1
million tons of cumene production. Badger is proud of our
long-term relationship with CEPSA Quimica and we are pleased
that they have again selected Badgers technology for
their new facility in China.
Cumene is a precursor to the production of phenol, phenolic
resins, bisphenol A, epoxy resins and polycarbonate. Nearly
10 million metric tons of cumene capacity has been licensed
by Badger since the technology
was introduced in 1995.
Badger Licensing, headquartered in Boston, is a venture of
affiliates of Technip and ExxonMobil Chemical. Badger
Licensing is principally engaged in marketing, licensing, and
developing technologies for ethylbenzene, styrene monomer,
cumene, and bisphenol A.