April 2001

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Degussa-Huls / Krupp Uhde to cooperate in propylene oxide The two German companies Degussa-Huls AG and Krupp Uhde GmbH have concluded an exclusive agreement for cooperating in the devel..

Stephens, F. P., Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Degussa-Huls / Krupp Uhde to cooperate in propylene oxide The two German companies Degussa-Huls AG and Krupp Uhde GmbH have concluded an exclusive agreement for cooperating in the development of a new process for the production of propylene oxide (PO). PO is a base chemical with an above-average market-growth rate and is used primarily in the production of polyethane and polyester resin raw materials. Polyurethane is used, for example, in the cushions of auto seats and furniture. The new process yields PO by means of the catalytic oxidation of propylene with hydrogen peroxide. As one of the world's largest producers of

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