Oxygenates are hydrocarbons containing oxygen atoms as part of their molecular structure.
Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) is the world’s third-most widely produced commodity polymer, after polyethylene (C2H4)n and polypropylene (C3H6)n.
In the last decade, maximizing refinery production of polymer-grade propylene (PGP) has gained importance due to high demand from the petrochemical industry.
Trelleborg’s applied technologies operation inaugurated its new purpose built facility in Retford, England, further enhancing its polyurethane manufacturing capabilities.
ROSHARON, Texas- Mammoet has been awarded a contract by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America, Inc. (MHIA) to support a large polymer production plant expansion project on the Gulf Coast in Texas.
DALLAS -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. received a five-year field services contract from The Chemours Company FC LLC for its Washington Works Facility in West Virginia.
Repsol is developing a product for manufacturing a new type of polyol, polycarbonate polyol, which will partially replace its raw material, propylene oxide (a limited fossil resource) with the abundant and sustainable alternative, CO2.
HOUSTON – Led by China and India, rising middle class consumers in Asia and elsewhere are driving increasing global demand for polyethylene, a key plastic, according to new research from IHS Markit. The world’s most used plastic, PE is essential for the production of numerous materials ranging from film for packaging and grocery bags, to detergent bottles and pipe for construction.
LA PORTE, Texas – Braskem, the largest thermoplastics resins producer in the Americas, announced the startup of its new UTEC Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE) production plant at its La Porte, Texas site. Braskem sells high-performance UHMWPE under the trade name UTEC, developed and produced through Braskem's proprietary technologies.