Invista signs BDO technology agreement with China's Markor

01 November 2010 18:20  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--Invista signed a technology licensing agreement with China-based Markor Chemical for butanediol (BDO) manufacturing technology, the US BDO supplier announced on Monday.

Invista said the licensing agreement covers the manufacturing processes, required technologies, product formulations and expert engineering services for Markor’s 100,000 tonne/year BDO plant in Xinjiang Province, China.

Major US BDO suppliers include BASF, Invista, International Specialty Products (ISP) and LyondellBasell.

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