07 July 2011 14:11 [Source: ICIS news]
John Derbyshire, president of KBR’s technology division, said construction of the plant is scheduled for completion by the end of 2012.
The plant will have the capacity to produce 450 tonnes/day of aniline – equivalent to 150,000 tonnes/year. Aniline is a precursor for methyl di-p-phenylene isocyanate (MDI), KBR said.
KBR conducted the basic engineering work for the project, and is providing the aniline technology through a licensing alliance with US-based DuPont.
KBR also provided the basic engineering and technology for Wanhua Group’s 360,000 tonne/year aniline plant in
Derbyshire said KBR continues to support China-based Wanhua in its growth plan to be a major aniline and MDI producer in
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