03 April 2012 13:02 [Source: ICIS news]
The project is in northern China at the production site of Sinopec SABIC Tianjin Petrochemical Co (SSTPC), a 50:50 joint venture of the two companies, the firms said in a joint statement.
The PC complex is expected to be fully operational in 2015. It was first announced in May 2011.
Once operational, it will be able to produce four major classes of PC – mixed grade, extrusion grade, optical grade, and molding grade polycarbonate.
This is another big development, following the Tianjin 1m tonne/year ethylene project by Sinopec and SABIC, said Huang Xingguo, Tianjin’s mayor and deputy party secretary of the CPC Tianjin Committee.
“It deepens the cooperation between
“With the recent growth in industries such as electronics, automotive, information technology and building materials, there is a significant increase in
PC is a plastic used in producing components for automotive parts, CDs and other consumer products.
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