05 September 2006 20:16 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS news)--A subsidiary of China Datang Corporation chose Dow’s Unipol polypropylene (PP) process technology for a planned 453,700 tonne/year plant, the Midland, Michigan-based company said on Tuesday.
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Financial details were unavailable and a Dow spokeswoman said she did not know when the plant would be operational.
Datang International Power Generation, a subsidiary of Datang Corporation, earlier this year said it plans to build a coal-to-olefins project at Chifeng,
Dow said licencees of Unipol PP process technology operate more than 35 production lines globally, totaling more than 6.5m tonnes/year.
“The process is reliable, safe, and offers licensees the flexibility to produce a diverse range of products,” said Molly Peifang Zhang, vice president for Dow Technology Licensing.
Datang Corporation, a Chinese power company, has said it plans to expand into petrochemicals over the next 10 years. Dow is the largest chemical company in the
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